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Subject Dossier

Climate and Energy

A stop to climate change and a move away from fossil fuels will lead to profound changes in society and the lifestyles of many people. This dossier bundels analyses and research results on the effectiveness and social consequences of current climate and energy policy.

Selected Publications


Climate Policies Require a Long Breath

Kieler Beiträge zur Wirtschaftspolitik

Impatience about the duration of the present corona lockdown indicates a fundamental problem for (long-term) environmental concerns. Committing to lo ...

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy coordinates the Dialogue on the Economics of Climate Change, the accompanying process to the BMBF funding measure Economics of Climate Change II.

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Media Contact

To measure up to the complexity of the topic, the Kiel Institute co-operates in several interdisciplinary networks concerning climate and energy.