March 15, 2022

    GCF publishes a comic book on Sustainable Mobility – Decision Theatre

    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. […]
    September 27, 2021

    First Symposium on the Cultures of Coastal Adaptation

    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 […]
    September 8, 2021

    GCF publishes landmark report on financing public investments required by climate goals

    For the first time, this report shows a realistic way to finance public climate investment, considering the critical example of Germany. Access the Full Report here.
    June 8, 2020

    How ecological Value Chains Can Help Societies Tackle the Coronavirus Crisis

    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 […]
    September 25, 2019

    The IPCC new special report “The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise

    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 […]
    September 25, 2019

    GeSI publishes landmark report “Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030”

    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 […]
    August 15, 2019

    ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

    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 […]
    June 4, 2019

    GCF has been awarded the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Prize for the European Research Area by Minister Karliczek

    GCF has been awarded the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Prize for the European Research Area by Minister Karliczek
    March 12, 2019

    Global Sustainability Strategy Forum 2019

    From Knowledge to Action: Recommendations to Advance the Transformation Towards Sustainability The first meeting of the project Global Sustainability Strategy Forum (GSSF), organised by the IASS and Arizona State University, and sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation, brought together fifteen renowned experts in the field of sustainable development from around the world, among them GCF chairperson […]
    March 12, 2019

    GCF contributed to OECD Report: Responding to Rising Seas

    Researchers from GCF (Adaptation and Social Learning research process) contributed to a recent OECD report “Responding to Rising Seas OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks”, including leading a chapter analysing the future costs of sea-level rise and adaptation measure in the 21st century. The report reviews how OECD countries can use their national adaptation […]