161 Works

Landwirtschaft, Ammoniak und Luftverschmutzung

Erika von Schneidemesser, Rebecca Kutzner, Amrei Muenster, Elisabeth Staudt, Dorothee Saar, Martijn Schaap & Sabine Banzhaf
IASS Fact Sheet

Generating socio-economic values from renewable energies. An overview of questions and assessment methods

Sylvia Borbonus
IASS Working Paper, July 2017

Mobilizing the co-benefits of climate change mitigation. Connecting opportunities with interests in the new energy world of renewables

Sebastian Helgenberger & Martin Jaenicke
IASS Working Paper, July 2017

Die Integration dezentraler erneuerbarer Energien in deutsche Verteilnetze: Review der Regulierung und Ergebnisse exemplarischer Interviews

Patrick Matschoss, Benjamin Bayer, Adela Marian & Heiko Thomas
IASS Working Paper

Accelerating Cleantech Commercialization in Israel. Green Innovation as Catalyst for Sustainable Development

Diana Süsser
This policy brief was written in the framework of the fellowship program “Decarbonization Strategies for the 21st Century: German-Israeli Perspectives”, organized and executed by the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI), the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS Potsdam) and the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Tel Aviv (HBS Tel Aviv) in partnership with the Israel Innovation Authority, the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative at the Israel Prime Minister's Office....

Zivilgesellschaft im Strukturwandel. Vereine und Stiftungen in der Lausitz

Johannes Staemmler, Jana Priemer & Julia Gabler

Summary for Decision-Makers – Ecological Baselines for the Southeast Pacific: Status of Marine Biodiversity and Anthropogenic Pressures in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction. STRONG High Seas Project

Ben Boteler, R. Wanless, M. Dias, T. Packeiser, A. Awad, B. Yannicelli, L. Zapata Padilla, J. Aburto, Isabel Seeger, S. Hampton, L. Jackson, Nicole Wienrich, A. Ajagbe, C. Hazin, G. Castellanos Galindo, L. Naranjo, C. Suárez, J. Prussmann, S. Valenzuela, L. Gomez Giraldo, M. Higgins, C. Contreras, G. Luna, N. Luna & M. Munizaga

Moving as One. Integrating the Health and Climate Agendas for Planetary Health in a Post-Pandemic World

Nicole de Paula & Kathleen Mar
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, health is receiving unprecedented public and political attention. Yet the fact that climate change also presents us with a health crisis deserves further recognition. From more deaths due to heat stress to increased transmission of infectious diseases, climate change affects the social and environmental determinants of health in ways that are profound and far-reaching. The fundamental interdependency of human health and the health of the environment is encapsulated...

German and Israeli Cities at the Intersection of Tech Innovation and Decarbonization. Trends and Challenges

Ira Shefer
This policy brief focuses on the nexus between decarbonization and tech innovation on the municipal level in Germany and Israel. It asks how decarbonization and innovation are coupled in cities in both countries, and what this nexus brings with it. To answer these questions, the following text provides a qualitative analysis of two German and two Israeli forerunner cities that are involved in efforts and practices of urban decarbonization and innovation.

Co-Benefits: How the Energy Transition contributes to Sustainable Development in Mexico

Hector Rodriguez & Sebastian Helgenberger
This report explores how the co-benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency saving measures can play an active role in connecting the Mexican energy transition with key processes and commitments for development that have been determined by the country itself. These include the National Development Plan (NDP) for 2019-2024 as well as climate goals or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), to which Mexico is committed under the Paris Agreement. This study, published in conjunction with the...

The social performance approach. Fostering community well-being through energy-sector investments

Grace Kagen Mbungu & Sebastian Helgenberger
While the positive impacts of renewable energy development, the implementation and use of renewable energy for people and the planet are widely recognised, the direct contribution of local renewable energy projects to local community well-being has received limited attention. And while the Paris Climate Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have been rightfully celebrated as global milestones towards securing livelihoods and opportunities now and in the future,...

Étude sur l‘importance socio-économique des zones situées au-delà de la juridiction nationale dans la région de l‘Atlantique du Sud-Est

Claudette Spiteri, Thierry Senechal, Carolina Hazin, Shannon Hampton, Leticia Greyling & Ben Boteler
Ce rapport - Étude sur l‘importance socio-économique des zones situées au-delà de la juridiction nationale (ZAJN) dans la région de l‘Atlantique Sud-Est - vise à analyser l‘importance socio-économique des ZAJN adjacentes aux pays de la region de la Convention d‘Abidjan en Afrique occidentale, centrale et australe. Elle caractérise les intérêts socio-économiques dans les ZAJN, étayés par le concept de services écosystémiques, et les résultats sociaux et économiques réels et potentiels (coûts et bénéfices) associés à...

Applying a Participative Multi-Stakeholder Approach in Transdisciplinary Ocean Governance Research: Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project

Ben Boteler & Carole Durussel
This report aims to showcase and assess the participative multi-stakeholder approach used in the STRONG High Seas project to co-develop and co-design activities and outputs such as scientific assessments and capacity development programs. In particular, the report provides reflections from the project team on the numerous lessons learned during the project duration on participative multi-stakeholder approaches in transdisciplinary ocean governance research, such as designing and implementing effective engagement strategies, designing targeted capacity development programmes, and...

Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms

Daniela Diz, Carolina Hazin, Ben Boteler & Carole Durussel
The STRONG High Seas project has published a Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms to provide decision-makers and other stakeholders, including the private sector, scientific communities, civil society, and traditional communities, with a reference lexicon on ocean governance related terms to facilitate understanding when engaging in negotiations and implementation of international and national policies and regulations. As in most areas of knowledge or activity, the field of ocean governance is associated with specialized terminology, or jargon....

Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project: Capacity Development in the Southeast Atlantic Region for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in ABNJ

Shannon Hampton, Tim Packeiser, Ben Boteler, Carole Durussel & Lynn Jackson
This report was prepared as part of the STRONG High Seas project, based on a series of stakeholder surveys and experience gathered through various workshops held in the Southeast Atlantic region, as well as on literature surveys and expert opinion. The report was reviewed by multiple experts to validate findings and ensure robust content. This report is part of a series of reports covering issues of ocean governance with a focus on the ABNJ of...

Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project: Capacity Development in the Southeast Pacific Region for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in ABNJ

Tim Packeiser, Shannon Hampton, Ben Boteler & Carole Durussel
This report was prepared as part of the STRONG High Seas project, based on a series of stakeholder surveys and experience gathered through various workshops held in the Southeast Pacific region, as well as on literature surveys and expert opinion. The report was reviewed by experts to validate findings and ensure robust content. This report is part of a series of reports covering issues of ocean governance with a focus on the ABNJ of the...

Reflexiones sobre el Proyecto STRONG High Seas: Desarrollo de Capacidades en la Región del Pacífico Sudeste para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad Marina en las ABNJ

Tim Packeiser, Shannon Hampton, Ben Boteler & Carole Durussel
Este informe se ha elaborado en el marco del proyecto STRONG High Seas, basándose en una serie de encuestas a las partes interesadas, en la opinión de expertos y estudios bibliográficos, así como en la experiencia adquirida en varios talleres celebrados en la región del Pacífico Sudeste. El informe fue revisado por expertos para validar las conclusiones y garantizar un contenido sólido. Este informe forma parte de una serie de trabajos que abarcan cuestiones de...

Auszubildende im Lausitzer Strukturwandel. Gute Arbeit, sichere Lebensplanung, regionale Verbundenheit

Victoria Luh & David Löw Beer
IASS Study; November 2021

Europäische Strukturwandelförderung für die deutsch-polnische Grenzregion

Konrad Gürtler & Aleksandra Waliszewska
IASS Policy Brief; 2021 (6)

Tales of doom, tales of opportunity. How climate communication can help to overcome psychological barriers to sustainable action

Laura Nagel
This paper focuses on barriers and drivers of personal and public engagement. The success of climate change policies in democracies depends on social consent and ownership of the actions taken. Campaigners and decision-makers therefore need to communicate their ideas in a way that speaks to and galvanises people. To do this successfully, the first step is to recognise what motivates people to act and what hinders them. This paper contributes to answering these questions by...

Mehr Nachhaltigkeit im Quartier erzielen: Handlungsempfehlungen für Kommunen

Manuela Graetz
Die diesen Handlungsempfehlungen zu Grunde liegende Studie „Mehr Nachhaltigkeit im Quartier erzielen – Erfolgsfaktoren aus drei kommunalen Planungsprozessen“ (DOI: 10.48481/iass.2022.032) des Instituts für transformative Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (IASS) ging der folgenden Frage nach: Wie gelingt es Kommunen, Quartiere mit einem hohem Nachhaltigkeitsanspruch zu planen, ohne die Qualitäten im Prozess zu verlieren?

Internationale Erfahrungen mit Ausschreibungen fuer erneuerbare Energien: aktueller Vergleich der Entwicklungen in Brasilien, Frankreich, Italien und Suedafrika

Benjamin Bayer, Dominik Schaeuble & Michele Ferrari
IASS Working Paper

Concentrated Solar Power

Mohammed Qader & Stefan Stueckrad
IASS Fact Sheet

Saubere Luft zum Atmen – bis 2030?

Birgit Lode & Patrick Toussaint
IASS Policy Brief

Clean Air for All by 2030?

Birgit Lode & Patrick Toussaint
IASS Policy Brief

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