von Steffen Murau, Jan-Erik Thie Energiesicherheit und -unabhängigkeit sind der neue Imperativ nach dem von Wladimir Putin befohlenen Angriffskrieg auf die Ukraine. Eine beschleunigte Transformation hin zur Klimaneutralität dient damit gleichzeitig ökologischen und sicherheitspolitischen Zielen. Sie erfordert massive öffentliche Investitionen in einem sehr kurzen Zeitraum. Um diese zu finanzieren, sollte das von der Ampelkoalition beschlossene […]
Groundcheck 2022: Prof. Dr. Manfred Laubichler – Global Futures – von der Erkenntnis zur Umsetzung Mitschnitt der internationalen Konferenz “Groundcheck – Klima, Krise, Archäologie”, 2. Juni 2022 im Weltsaal des Auswärtigen Amtes.
Based on Decision Theatre events carried out in a science communication project awarded with the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Prize for the European Research Area, GCF researchers have produced a story about modeling and discussing future mobility. Illustrated by comic artist Alberto Madrigal and published with RAUM Italic, the comic book (in German) can now also be viewed here. […]
The Adaptation and Social Learning group organized the first (virtual) Symposium on the Cultures of Coastal Adaptation that was held on the 22nd and 23rd September. The symposium made a first step towards developing a novel, interdisciplinary, empirical social science perspective on the various cultures of coastal adaptation that is currently missing in discussions of the […]
The coronavirus pandemic has cast a spotlight on the vulnerability of global value chains. Sustainable value chains at the regional level could bring more stability to the post-pandemic world. A team of researchers at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) has developed a typology of climate win-win strategies that can be used to identify […]
In its new special report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise. PD Dr. Jochen Hinkel, head of the GCF research process “Adaptation and Social Learning“, is one of the 100 coauthors from 30 countries of the IPCC special report “The ocean and the cryosphere”, that synthesizes […]
The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an institutional member of GCF, and Deloitte have launched a landmark report on “Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030” with the help from an international Expert Panel including Jeffrey Sachs, Christiana Figueres, and GCF chairperson Prof. Carlo Jaeger, among others. The report finds that digital technologies, if deployed with […]
The IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land has been published in August 2019. The report was written by 107 leading scientists from 52 countries, who synthesized more than 7,000 scientific papers to draw carefully crafted conclusions based on our current state of knowledge. ASU Global Futures Laboratory, a GCF member organization, just published […]