Entries by Steffen Fuerst

Joint report: From the Financial Crisis to Sustainability

Press conference Berlin, October 26, 2009; 11 a.m. Haus der Bundespressekonferenz Schiffbauerdamm 40 / corner Reinhardtstraße 55 10117 Berlin The report “From the Financial Crisis to Sustainability” documents an approach to climate policy based on macro-economic opportunities in GermanyFull employment models of the neoclassical brand suggest that climate policy is faced with a trade-off between […]

Agent-based Modeling for Sustainable Development

A joint workshop of Global System Dynamics and Policies and the European Climate Forum Venice, 2-4 April, 2009 The workshop will offer the opportunity to exchange experiences with advanced multiagent modeling techniques and to think together about their application to practical problems, in particular the relation between climate policy and the global financial crisis. Later, […]

Financial Crisis and Climate Policy – A Science-Policy Debate

ECF Annual Conference 2009 Venice, April 4, 2009 “Europe must lead the world into a new, or maybe one should say, post-industrial revolution, the development of a low-carbon economy.” This is the perspective offered by EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso when the EU declared its ambitious goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable […]

Expanding Renewable Generating Capacity by 2030

Round Table Discussion: Technology and Policy Challenges Brussels, January 08, 2009 The purpose of the Round Table will be to investigate options and necessary steps to integrate the North Sea and Atlantic offshore wind and the Southern European and North African solar thermal into the European power grid. We will consider the role of existing […]

Side Events at COP 14

Germany Side event and SSG Side Event Poznań, December 11, 2008 Germany Side event at COP 14 Investing in climate protection: Prospects in sustainable growth and development. Investments for a Climate-Friendly Germany – Study commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Download [PDF, 2,2 MB]