18.08.2022
The Climate Won’t Wait for Italian Politics

Italy is experiencing one of the harshest summers on record, yet ongoing election campaigns zero-in on winning votes.

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10.05.2022
Just Transition Is About Systemic Change

Examining how Just Transition could be the key to tackling intersecting crises of environmental breakdown, social injustice, and global inequality.

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16.03.2022
Adapt or Else: What the Recent IPCC Report Means for Europe and the World

We gather insights from an IPCC lead author and green actors on options for policymakers amid the rapidly closing window for climate adaptation.

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22.12.2021
The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy

EU trade policy offers carbon-heavy industries an implicit subsidy to pollute, undermining efforts to tackle climate change.

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26.08.2020
The Political Dilemma of Climate Engineering

Geoengineering proposals are already influencing plans to combat climate change more than we realise. But with such high stakes, a public debate is urgently needed.

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05.09.2017
Are Some Cities Too Big To Be Saved? Hurricane Harvey and Lessons from South Texas

Recent extreme weather events in the US can teach Europe valuable lessons about how to prepare for similar situations.

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01.09.2015
First in Class, but not best in Class – The EU’s proposal for COP 21

The EU submitted its contribution (INDC) to the global climate change agreement in March, which is due to be adopted in Paris in December. It is worth noting that the EU was the first of the major economies to present its offer for the Paris agreement. Nevertheless, the extent to which the offer paves the way to an ambitious climate deal in Paris is questionable indeed.

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06.12.2014
A crisis not of their own making: adapting to climate change in South Asia

Climate science informs us that the impacts of climate change will increase over time, and major effects on South Asia, such as the melting of the Himalayas, will occur more in the future. South Asian economies should focus more on the problems arising from climate change that would result in stunting their development.

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07.11.2014
Latest IPCC report shows we can still prevent climate change

The new IPCC report on climate change marks the last word from the scientific community ahead of the very important COP21 meeting in Paris next year. Internationally things may be moving in the right direction, but the political will to fully embrace a divestment from fossil fuels to renewables isn’t quite there yet. Nonetheless, activists are working on it…

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