adelphi docks at World Water Week

18/08/2020 Water is a key climate change issue—arguably the key issue for the two thirds of the globe already facing occasional water shortages. Three late August events cap off a busy year for adelphi’s water team.

Recovering better: Opportunities to jumpstart the economy through green recovery plans

10/08/2020 The COVID-19 pandemic presents health and economic challenges, but it also offers opportunities to jumpstart economies through green recovery plans. The SEED programme is working towards this goal: by supporting eco-inclusive enterprises & cultivating collaboration amongst political stakeholders.

Rainer Agster and Dr Constanze Haug appointed to the adelphi management board

15/07/2020 Rainer Agster and Dr Constanze Haug will join the adelphi management board in Munich and Berlin. In addition to their management skills, they will contribute outstanding expertise and leadership in green finance and entrepreneurship as well as emissions trading and international climate policy.

Launch of Three Presidencies for Climate: Think European – Act Local

03/07/2020 High-ranking representatives of the environment ministries from Germany, Slovenia and Portugal launch the new Three4Climate project as part of a virtual kick-off event.

Shaping the energy transition: adelphi is a partner in the Kopernikus project Ariadne

03/07/2020 What does a functioning energy transition in Germany look like? How effective are existing political measures? How can society help achieve the necessary transformation? These questions are central to successful climate protection. The Ariadne project is now looking for answers.

Report on the geopolitics of decarbonisations shows new pathways for EU foreign policy

03/07/2020 To decarbonize Europe a reshaping of EU external relations is key. The report shows possible pathways for cooperation, and presents five areas of action to address the foreign policy challenges of decarbonisation: trade, finance, education, security – in addition to climate and energy policy.

Berlin Climate and Security Conference Kicks Off Major New Risk Assessment

25/06/2020 This year the high-level event, which featured statements from over 14 foreign ministers, heads of state, and UN chiefs, explored the steps necessary to ensure we build a climate- and conflict-sensitive post-COVID world.

10 Insights into Climate Impacts and Peace

22/06/2020 A new report for policymakers provides an overview of the growing research on the links between climate change, security and peace.

First virtual study trip with the USA

16/06/2020 Offshore wind energy has been available off Germany’s coasts for ten years now – what successes, failures and insights can be drawn from the last decade? This was one of the key questions of the first virtual study trip within the energy policy dialogue between the USA and Germany.

Energy renovations for residential buildings: A look at four markets

10/06/2020 Renovating residential buildings to improve their energy efficiency benefits the climate as well as tenants and owners. The H2020 project RenOnBill has analysed market trends and legal, social and financial conditions for energy renovations in four EU countries.