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July 5, 2022
Event

Small change won’t do – Why we must change the system to stop the climate crisis

Speaker: Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Dr. Heather Grabbe, Timon Lepold, Jennifer Morgan, Luisa Neubauer, Prof. Dr. Daniela Schwarzer, Kira Vinke, Petra Pinzler, Marcel Fratzscher, Claudia Kemfert
Location: Open Society Foundations
Jägerstraße 54
10117 Berlin
Time:
In-person reception: 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. CET  
Presentation and discussion: 2:00 – 4.00 p.m. CET  

The Climate crisis is hurting the people who have the least resources and voice. Climate action is urgent, and must be well designed to deliver a fair transition globally, as the recently published International System Change Compass (ISCC) describes.  After the G7 summit and before the political summer break the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and the Open Society ...

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May 9 - 10, 2022
Workshop

Workshop FoReSee „Stranded assets in the fossil resource sector“

Location: German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Germany

The final workshop of the project FoReSee will discuss latest research and findings on the effects of climate change and climate policy on asset stranding in the fossil resource sector. Researchers from Berlin and abroad will present their research. Stéphane Hallegatte (Worldbank) will give a keynote speech on asset stranding in theory and practice.DIW Berlin will host the workshop that is ...

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May 6, 2022
Workshop

The impact of changing GDP accounting conventions on evidence for decoupling

Speaker: Gregor Semieniuk (University of Massachusetts)
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin

Abstract: Efforts to assess the possibilities for decoupling economic growth from negative environmental impacts have examined their historical relationship, with varying and inconclusive results. Part of the problem is ambiguity arising from definitional changes to GDP. I review the history of structural revisions to GDP on both the national level and on international comparisons of purchasing ...

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March 25, 2022
Seminar

Emobpy: A tool for time series generation of battery electric vehicles

Speaker: Lukas Gnam, William Lilley, Jonas Schlund, , Wolf-Peter Schill, Carlos David Gaete Morales
Location: Online-Event
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

emobpy is a Python open-source tool that enables us to generate battery electric vehicle time series. The tool was released in 2020 on Gitlab and PyPI for the first time. A description of the tool was published as an open-access article in Scientific Data. Now we have just passed the 10K downloads!. We want to reach out to everyone who uses emobpy or is ...

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February 23, 2022
Seminar

Stranded Investments in the Coal Export Industry?

Location: Online
Time: 08:00 Uhr

The Case of the Australian Galilee Basin Thermal coal exporters face increasing uncertainty about future coal demand and the risk of asset stranding is increasing. Nevertheless, new export-oriented coal mine projects like the Carmichael project in the Australian Galilee Basin are still brought forward. In this seminar, we discuss research results with the COALMOD-World model with Australian ...

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January 27, 2021
Symposium

Towards a green and smart economy in Germany and the EU

Speaker: Ambroise Fayolle, Fritzi Köhler-Geib, Debora Revoltella, Marcel Fratzscher, Claudia Kemfert
Location: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Time: 12.30 - 2.00 p.m.

The recovery from the corona virus pandemic provides a unique opportunity for transformation. But what does it take for the German and the European economy to thrive in the new, more digital, post-Covid world? How can we transform our economies while also limiting climate change and preparing for its impact? Will we manage to advance structural transformation while strengthening social cohesion? ...

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October 9, 2020
Workshop

The role of energy storage in power sectors with fossil fuel phase-out

Speaker: Sebastian Osorio, Mario Kendziorski, Leonard Göke, Wolf-Peter Schill, Carlos David Gaete Morales, Martin Kittel
Location: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The phase-out of fossil fuels, and a growing use of variable renewable energy sources, increase the flexibility needs of the power sector. In this context, different energy storage technologies become more relevant. Yet the role and use of electricity storage depends on many factors, for example technology costs and availabilities, as well as the level and flexibility of sector coupling strategies ...

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March 11, 2019
Workshop

How today’s uncertainties shape tomorrow’s world: Exploring future Yemens

Exploring future Yemens

Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 10.00 am - 06.30 pm

This expert scenario development workshop examines the future of sustainable development in Yemen. An invited group of academics, diplomats, and development and energy professionals move through a four-stage process of scenario foresight. On this course, participants investigate the complex links, interactions, and interdependencies between the different factors, actors, trends, and events that ...

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October 12, 2018
Conference

Berlin Conference on Sustainable Energy and Infrastructure Economics and Policy – BELEC 2018
Sustainable Energy for the Low-Carbon Transformation

Speaker: Kevin Gould (Keynote), Claudia Kemfert, Christian von Hirschhausen
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 08:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m

In its fith year, the BELEC focusses on contributions of young scholars and INFRATRAIN Doctoral School participants from a variety of organizations, with a focus on discussion and exchange. The low-carbon transformation of energy and transportation systems, as well as sustainable development are becoming increasingly important for business, policy and research. The BELEC 2018 will address these ...

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October 11, 2018
Workshop

SET-Nav Modeling Workshop
Two-stage decision making and modelling for energy markets

Speaker: Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 09:00 am - 06:15 pm

In the SET-Nav project, we push the state-of-the-art of energy-economic-engineering models. Several work packages within the project are dedicated to improve, extend and customize models to better reflect relevant energy system aspects to address the research questions arising from the SET Plan. Models are linked and data is exchanged between them. However, today’s computational limitations ...

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April 23 - 24, 2018
Seminar

Doctoral colloquium of the Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions
Designing a Socially Just and Economically Viable Phase-Out

Time: Mo 09.30 AM - 06.00 PM
Thu 09.00 AM - 04.30 PM

Doctoral colloquium of the Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions April 23rd - 24th, 2018at the German Institute for Economic Research, DIW-Berlin The Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions regularly hosts doctoral colloquiums on specific topics relevant to energy transitions with one or more of its member institutes. The colloquium provides an opportunity for doctoral ...

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February 10, 2017
Seminar

Lessons from forest conservation policy evaluations and implications for model-based impact assessment

Speaker: Jun.-Prof. Jan Börner
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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December 9, 2016
Seminar

General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lawrence Goulder, Stanford University
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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December 2, 2016
Seminar

Adapting long-lived infrastructure to uncertain and transient change

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenach, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 30, 2016
BeNA - Seminar on Labor Research

Management and energy efficiency in a Chinese manufacturing cluster

Speaker: Prof. Valerie Karplus, MIT
Location: Arthur-Cecil-Pigou-Raum
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Room 3.3.002C
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 18, 2016
Seminar

Political Economy Constraints to Carbon Pricing – The Case of Ecuador

Speaker: Dr. Michael Jakob, MCC Berlin
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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November 11, 2016
Seminar

The nexus between technology improvement and technology adoption

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Till Requate, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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October 21, 2016
Seminar

Political Economy of Dynamic Resource Wars

Speaker: Prof. Rick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
Location: MCC
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Straße 12-15
10829 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

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July 5, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Brexit and Climate Policy

Speaker: Michael Grubb, UCL London and Special Advisor Ofgem Frank Jotzo, Australian National University Eva Kracht, Head of Unit European Union, BMUB Gregory Nemet, University of WisconsinDirk Weinreich, Head of Unit EU ETS, BMUB
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

The Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy is a joint seminar series of several research institutes at the intersection of energy, climate policy and finance. The aim of the seminars is to support decision-makers in politics, finance and the real economy in identifying the relationships between these areas, to better understand current and future challenges and to develop possible solutions ...

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January 29, 2016
Seminar

Forest Conservation Policies, Land Taxes and Structural Change: Insights from a Multi-Sector Growth Model

Speaker: Prof. Matthias Kalkuhl , Universität Potsdam und MCC Berlin
Location: TU Berlin
Room FH 312
Fraunhoferstraße 33 -36
10587 Berlin
Time: 10am-12am

The Research Seminar on Environment, Resource and Climate Economics (RSERC) is jointly organized by DIW Berlin, TU Berlin, PIK and MCC Berlin. It brings together environmental and resource economists from the Berlin and Potsdam universities and research institutions that discuss latest research by distinguished external scholars or by members of the group.

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