March 15, 2010

    2010 Summer Institute for Advanced Study of Disaster and Risk

    August 2-13, 2010, Beijing Normal University/China Disaster, Risk, and Climate Change August 2-13, 2010, Beijing Normal University/China The 2010 Summer Institute for Advanced Study of Disaster and Risk (SI2010) at Beijing Normal University is the second of a series of three summer institutes cosponsored by the Ministry of Education, the State Administration of Foreign Experts […]
    February 15, 2010

    ECF Annual Conference, in conjunction with GSD: Action for Climate – Beyond the Zero Sum Game

    April 9-10, 2010 Barcelona, Spain The conference has been organised to facilitate an open dialogue on where we stand with regard to the climate issue, on the strengths and weaknesses of current climate research, and on the steps that can lead beyond the present impasse. It is organized by the European Climate Forum (ECF), in conjunction […]
    November 6, 2009

    Beyond the Financial Crisis – Globalization at the Crossroads

    An International Conference Berlin, November 5-6, 2009                  This conference is supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment and by the Global Systems Dynamics Project, a European research initiative. Read more… [PDF, 0,2 MB]
    April 4, 2009

    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, […]
    April 3, 2009

    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 […]
    January 8, 2009

    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 […]
    December 11, 2008

    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]
    December 4, 2008

    Innovation Kaleidoscope for Sustainability

    A joint Seminar of the European Commission-GSD and a demonstration project of Eusko Ikaskuntza on New Social and New Economic Techniques Bilbao, December 2-4, 2008 Seminar agenda [PDF, 0,1 MB] Seminar flyer [PDF, 7,8 MB]
    November 26, 2008

    Linking North Africa’s Renewable Electricity Potential to Europe – Policy Challenges

    SSG Workshop Laxenburg, November 24-26, 2008 Workshop agenda [PDF, 0,2 MB] Workshop concept note [PDF, 0,1 MB]
    June 9, 2008

    Wachstum, Beschäftigung und Klimaschutz (German)

    BMU-Investitionskonferenz Berlin, June 09, 2008 Eine gut konzipierte Klimapolitik ist Wachstumspolitik. Durch klug gewählte Investitionsstrategien werden gleichzeitig Treibhausgase reduziert und Wachstum und Beschäftigung generiert. Entscheidend hierfür ist es, dass in den Sektoren Energie, Industrie, Gebäude und Verkehr zusätzliche Investitionen durchgeführt werden. Notwendig ist ein gutes Investitionsklima für Klimainvestitionen. Die Frage, welche zusätzlichen Investitionen in welche […]