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Renewable Energy Expected to be Cheaper than All Fossil Fuels within the next 10 Years
A new report has revealed an overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate ...
Broad Public Support for Climate Protection and Renewables in Europe
A clear majority of citizens is in favour of renewables, most agree that "climate change ...
New Approaches in International Cooperation Needed as Arctic Sea Ice Declines
Long treated as a remote and isolated region, climate change and new economic prospects ...
Sustainable Land Management: Plan for More Effective Support in Tanzania and Malawi
Tanzania and Malawi are agricultural countries: more than two thirds of the population ...
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 ...
Vision & Mission
Structure & Bodies
Campus & Facilities
Air Quality Modelling for Policy Advice
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 (ArcticABC)
Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate (Blue Action)
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 Sustainable Energy
Mobilising the Social and Economic Benefits of Renewable Energies
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)