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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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Daniela Sota Valdivia wins first prize at the Commitment Award

The Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt, together with the Commitment Award Foundation, has again presented the Commitment Award 2020. 15 projects had entered the race - now the winners were honoured.

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