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Addressing Air Quality and Climate Change: Key Considerations for Decision-makers
From their emission sources to their impacts on climate, human health, and ecosystems ...
Governing Tenure Rights to Commons: Guidelines Present Strategies and Examples from the Field
New guidelines developed under the leadership of IASS researchers provide strategic ...
Making Sustainable Development Inclusive: Call for Applications to the Potsdam Summer School
Making societies sustainable requires that we bring together knowledge from diverse ...
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal for the Oceans - IASS Policy Brief Launched
UN member States, researchers and non-governmental organisations are meeting ...
Municipal Utilities Lukewarm on Participation
Citizen participation is crucial to the success of the German energy transition as ...
2016 Global Think Tank Ranking: IASS ranks among Top Western European Think Tanks
Chatham House (UK) is Think Tank of the Year 2016, while Brookings Institution (US) remains ...
IASS Welcomes German Sustainability Strategy and Supports New SDG Science Platform
The IASS welcomes the Federal Cabinet’s adoption of the new National Sustainability Strategy ...
Climate by Design? Special Issue Pays Tribute to Paul Crutzen for his Contribution to Climate Engineering Research
The idea of intervening in the global climate to reduce the risks of climate change ...
Impulses for a Global Energy Transition: Study Analyses Trends in G20 Countries
The group of twenty leading industrialised and emerging economies (G20) is responsible ...
A Navigation System for the Energy Transition: Kick-off for Kopernikus Project on Systems Integration
Over 200 researchers from 76 institutions attended the kick-off meeting for the Kopernikus ...
Vision & Mission
Structure & Bodies
Campus & Facilities
Model-based Policy Advice for Air Quality
Climate Change and Air Quality: Research Needs and Pathways to Policy Implementation
Three-Dimensional Observation of Atmospheric Processes in Cities
A Sustainable Atmosphere for the Kathmandu Valley (SusKat)
An Assessment of the Impact of Black Carbon on Air Quality and Climate in the Kathmandu Valley and Surrounding Area – A Model Study (BERLiKUM)
Global Change and Arctic Sustainable Transformations (GloCAST)
Arctic Ocean Ecosystems – Applied Technology, Biological Interactions and Consequences in an Era of Abrupt Climate Change
Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate
Ecological Safeguards for Deep Seabed Mining
COST-Action on “Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options, and the Role of Science”
Kopernikus Project for the Energy Transition – Thematic Field No. 4 “System Integration and Networks for the Energy Supply” (Energy Transition Navigation System)
Pathways to Effective, Efficient, Resilient and Fair Transformations of the Energy System
CO2 Plus – Broadening the Raw Material Base through the Utilisation of CO2
BEyond State-of-the-art Technologies for rePowering Ac corridors and multi-Terminal HVDC Systems (BEST PATHS)
Implementing the Paris Agreement – Overcoming Barriers and Identifying Drivers for Effective Climate Governance
Climate Action in National and International Processes (ClimAct)
Climate Engineering in Science, Society and Politics
Contextualizing Climate Engineering and Mitigation: Illusion, Complement, or Substitute?
Green Growth and Win-Win Strategies for Sustainable Climate Action (Green-Win)
Global Soil Week
Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security
AGORA – Acting Together Now for Pro-poor Strategies against Soil and Land Degradation
Narratives and Images of Sustainability
Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society (DOLFINS)
Knowledge, Learning and Societal Change Alliance (KLASICA)
Governance and Participation
A Mindset for the Anthropocene (AMA)
Digitalisation and Impacts on Sustainability
Futurisation of Politics
Science Platform for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG Platform)
Co-creation and Contemporary Policy Advice
Air Pollution and Climate Change
CO₂: From Waste to Feedstock
Sustainable Arctic Futures: A Regional and Global Challenge
The Paris Agreement and Global Climate Policy
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)