September 22, 2017
GCF and the DOLFINS Consortium replied to the EU consultation on Sustainable Finance
The EU High-level expert group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance has invited all citizens to provide feedback to their Interim report via a non-technical questionnaire by Sept. 20th. The DOLFINS Consortium has followed this request, and published a summary of these responses which you can find here.
September 17, 2017
Webinar: why and how to respond to the EU CMU consultation
The EU project DOLFINS is hosting a webinar on 9 March, setting out the most important reasons why organisations should respond to the consultation on the Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Review (CMU MTR) (open until 17 March 2017). One of the key reasons is that the CMU has to date largely side-lined sustainability issues. Sign […]
August 9, 2017
Green investment and coordination failure: An investors’ perspective
The goal to keep global warming well below 2°C can only be achieved if private investors shift capital from brown to green infrastructures and technologies.
April 25, 2016
GREEN-WIN Project Website Launched
The GREEN-WIN project has launched a new website to support knowledge transfer and sharing of resources around “Green Growth and Win-Win Strategies for Sustainable Climate Action”. The GREEN-WIN project is a major international transdisciplinary research collaboration applying a solution-oriented approach targeted at increasing the understanding of links between climate action and sustainability and overcoming implementation […]
March 16, 2016
The possibility of green growth in climate policy analysis models – New GCF working paper published
This working paper reviews modelling works that find economic benefits of climate change mitigation possible – a prerequisite for analysing green growth with the help of economic models. The paper can be downloaded here: GCF_WorkingPaper1-2016
October 28, 2015
PolicyOracle: Predicting Outcomes of Key Policy Indices
Your expert opinion on macroeconomic indicators considered by policy makers to shape policies in Europe? The SYMPHONY European research project (http://projectsymphony.eu/) implemented an online market simulation called PolicyOracle to monitor your expectation changes about key policy indices in real time. Participants are able to place bets on future prices of pivotal resources or future political […]
October 28, 2015
Simpol Project: Crowdsourcing for Transparency in the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework
Strongly influenced by lobbying activities, the EU took a step back on some of its climate targets within the 2030 framework for climate and energy policy. With the SIMPOL project, we are developing a new collaborative tool to identify the interests at stake in the complex negotiation process between different national- and EU institutions. You […]
February 26, 2015
IPCC sea-level rise scenarios not fit for purpose for high-risk coastal areas
The sea-level rise scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) do not necessarily provide the right information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management, according to new research involving scientists from the Global Climate Forum in Berlin.
September 23, 2014
Climate Finance and Sustainable Economic Recovery
published on Handelsblatt Online (September 23, 2014) > www.handelsblatt.com/meinung/gastbeitraege/gastbeitrag-zum-klimagipfel-wie-gute-klimapolitik-die-konjunktur-anschieben-kann/10742108.html by K. Toepfer, J-C. Hourcade, M. Aglietta, C. Jaeger English version: The day before this year’s UN General Assembly, September 23, its secretary general will host a UN climate summit in New York. President Obama will attend a meeting taking place in his country but key […]
September 22, 2014
Don‘t save, educate!
recently published on Zeit Online (September 10, 2014): > http://www.zeit.de/wirtschaft/2014-09/jugendarbeitslosigkeit-europa-bildung