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n an article for Science’s Policy Forum, experts from a variety of fields consider how the social sciences can inform the understanding, application, and implications of solar geoengineering.  Twenty-one scholars from across the scientific spectrum outline the need to include the social sciences in solar geoengineering research in a new article for Science’s Policy Forum. Solar geoengineering is […]

Economic losses in Europe are projected to increase by almost a factor of five by 2060 compared to the historical damages experienced and will affect more the areas where heatwave-induced productivity damages are already pronounced, with a clear north-south gradient in economic losses. A study just published on Nature Communications and realized with the contribution […]

A comparison of observed global energy technology costs, with forecasts generated by models and forecasts predicted by human experts, showed that both forecasting methods underestimated cost reductions. This suggests that decisions based on forecasts may be overestimating the cost of climate mitigation and points to the need to further improve forecasting methods. A team of […]

“Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus.” The quotation of Simon Mainwaring above echoed the main objective of Maruf, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions fellow at the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment, Milan on his mission to Nigeria for ECO-innovation and the Dynamics of External Knowledge Sourcing (ECO-DEKS) project. […]

  Bringing together leading researchers, policymakers and practitioners working on achieving climate neutrality, the meeting will take place simultaneously at three hubs – Berlin, Milan and Oxford – linked together to create a blended event that is both in-person and virtual in nature. Delegates will be drawn from academic, policy, civil society and business communities. […]