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Brandt-School welcomes Dr. Pau Palop-Garcia as the new research fellow

The Brandt-School welcomes Dr. Pau Palop-Garcia as the new research fellow.

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Message from the Director to our newly incoming students

Our Director, Prof. Dr. Achim Kemmerling, wrote a personal letter to all prospective students addressing their current questions and uncertainties in times of the pandemic, and revealing our plans for the upcoming winter semester. Read the second…

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Avoiding disaster while bracing for long-term impact: labour market policies in the Covid-19 crisis

Across the globe, the Covid-19 crisis has a devastating impact on labour markets, already affecting half the world population’s jobs and reducing incomes, including those in the informal sector, by as much as 60 percent. The shock is unevenly…

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EU climate policy and the Global South: Policy recommendations for a just energy transition

Students from Professor Goldthaus Energy Transition Course, together with the IASS Potsdam, developed recommendations on how countries of the Global South should deal with the EU climate policy, more precisely possible carbon taxes.

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"Petrostates don’t have a resilient strategy for the post-carbon age"

"Petrostates don’t have a resilient strategy for the post-carbon age", Professor Andreas Goldthau tells Austria’s Kurier on August 15th, 2020.

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Brandt-School welcomes Almut Mohr as the new research associate

The Brandt-School welcomes Almut Mohr as the new research associate at the Franz Haniel Chair of Public Policy.

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What does Covid-19 imply for sustainable energy transitions?

In this new article, published with Energy Research and Social Sciences, Prof Andreas Goldthau, together with an interdisciplinary team of researchers, considers the implications of Covid-19 for the politics of sustainable energy transitions.

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Market Pressures and the Amazon – First Steps towards a Brazilian Green New Deal?

Our PhD student Karina Marzano and Artur Monteiro (Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellowship) wrote a blog for the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) on how market pressures to stop Amazon deforestation…

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