Joint report: From the Financial Crisis to Sustainability

Press conference
Berlin, October 26, 2009; 11 a.m.

Haus der Bundespressekonferenz
Schiffbauerdamm 40 / corner Reinhardtstraße 55
10117 Berlin

The report “From the Financial Crisis to Sustainability” documents an approach to climate policy based on macro-economic opportunities in Germany

Full employment models of the neoclassical brand suggest that climate policy is faced with a trade-off between future benefits and present costs. However, the situation of Germany after the global financial crisis cannot be grasped by such models, as its situation is characterized by both unemployment and underinvestment. More advanced models can be used to identify opportunities for win-win situations in climate policy. A new report on behalf of the German ministry of the environment spells out these opportunities and describes in detail a strategy to reallize them. Read more

Beyond the Financial Crisis – Globalization at the Crossroads

An International Conference
Berlin, November 5-6, 2009

 
            
 

This conference is supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment and by the Global Systems Dynamics Project, a European research initiative.

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