The German Advisory Council on Global Change has just published a new Policy Brief dealing with these issues on „Beyond Climate Neutrality“ ahead of the climate conference. Prof. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge, director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) as one of the members oft he WBGU, participated in the discussion and the writing of the Policy Brief.
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021: DIE represented by deputy director Prof. Dr. Imme Scholz in discussions and by co-hosting Side Event
In 2021, the deliberations of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) were again held virtually. They were dedicated to the possibilities and perspectives of sustainable and resilient crisis management on the occasion of the COVID-19 pandemic, in terms of an inclusive and effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda. The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) was represented by its high-ranking representative, Deputy Director, Prof. Dr. Imme Scholz in various discussions.
Tilman Altenburg, Head of Programme “Transformation of Economic and Social Systems” at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) sets forth how German development cooperation could establish a unique profile from which, incidentally, the German economy would also stand to benefit.
Ramona Hägele and Mirja Schoderer demonstrate why marine CO2 measurements provide essential inputs for climate change scenarios, for international climate change negotiations and policies around the globe. They explain why it is so important that data on marine CO2 observations is openly shared, cognitively accessible by various kinds of users, and trustworthy.
Beatrice Dippel and Irina Rafliana explain why 2022 is an important year to build on Southeast Asia’s experiences and knowledge with regard to the ocean and its risks. How can awareness of coastal risks and ocean resilience also be strengthened in other regions of the world?
28 experts from different disciplines, including 6 authors from UNU-EHS, joined forces for a review of 529 English-language peer-reviewed articles published between 2000 and 2019 on topics related to ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR).
Droughts affect millions of people and many domains, and incur costs that are mostly laid on the shoulders of the most vulnerable. Impacts are widespread, ranging from agricultural and energy production to human health and biodiversity, and even tourism.
Alumni, faculty and staff of the Joint Master’s of Geography of Environment and Human Security recently gathered virtually for the programme’s first-ever alumni reunion. Although held online, the reunion didn’t miss a beat in bringing the “GeoRisk” community back together.
Assessing whether artificial intelligence is an enabler or an inhibitor of sustainability at indicator level
Dr. Shivam Gupta, along with co-authors from an international network of researchers, published a study in the special issue on “AI for SDGs” from journal Transportation Engineering (Elsevier) titled “Assessing whether artificial intelligence is an enabler or an inhibitor of sustainability at indicator level”.