Socio-Ecological Modelling

Research Line Leader:
Klaus Hasselmann


Develop models that help to reframe the climate
challenge from a problem of burden sharing to one of
creating win-win situations.

Major finding:

By combining innovative climate and economic policies,
Germany could shift to a sustainable path of 3 per cent
annual GDP growth and 3 per cent annual emission
reductions while cutting unemployment by 50 per cent;
similar opportunities arise in other countries.

Funding agents:

German Ministries for the Environment and for Education
and Research, EC.





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Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea-level rise

Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more...


Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world's coasts, if coastal regions do not adapt to sea-level rise.

Coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course...

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