Weathering Risk: Strategic Advisory Board of climate-security assessment announced

16/11/2020 adelphi and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) are delighted to announce the Strategic Advisory Board for the upcoming flagship climate-security assessment – Weathering Risk: A Climate and Security Risk and Foresight Assessment.

What will the future be like? A look at the city of tomorrow

08/11/2020 adelphi and the Alfred Herrhausen Society invite you to the presentation of our study “Sense the City”, taking place on 18 November. The authors of the study, Franziska Schreiber and Alexander Carius, will discuss urban futures with renowned guests.

NAP monitoring process officially ends – results sobering

04/11/2020 The final report of the monitoring process for the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP) was published on October 8, 2020. This officially ends NAP monitoring, which checked whether and to what extent companies comply with their human rights due diligence obligations.

German-Portuguese Forum 2020: Climate Protection and Economic Competitiveness

02/11/2020 Germany and Portugal wish to use their consecutive EU Council Presidencies to spotlight sustainable business and the Green Deal. At the German-Portuguese Forum, high-level experts from both countries thus will discuss how to combine competitiveness and climate protection in the wake of Covid-19.

ICAP-IETA launched a Carbon Market Virtual Pavilion

02/11/2020 ICAP and IETA have launched a Virtual Carbon Market Pavilion. Recordings and presentation for all events available on the website.

Global water resources at risk – solutions from three years of applied research

22/10/2020 At the final conference of the BMBF initiative “Global Resource Water” (GRoW), experts presented the current challenges of the global water sector and discussed possible solutions. adelphi organised the hybrid-format event, which took place on October 20 and 21, 2020.

Four Studies and a Conference: Real Practice Insights into Multi-level Climate Governance

13/10/2020 The V-LED project has studied real cases of multi-level and collaborative climate action in Kenya, the Philippines, Colombia and South Africa and is now publishing their findings. Practitioners from Kenya and the Philippines will also participate in the ICLEI Daring Cities online conference.

Successful first call of the European City Facility with more than 250 applications

05/10/2020 The first call of the European City Facility (EUCF) closed on 2 October 2020 with more than 250 applications received from municipalities and local authorities from all EU-27 countries and the UK.

Invitation to the 2020 California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference on Oct. 26 (virtual)

05/10/2020 Join us for the 4th Annual California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference (CGBEC), presented by the California Energy Commission and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and held virtually on October 26, 2020, from 4:00–6:00 PM (CET).

21st Century Diplomacy: Foreign Policy Is Climate Policy

01/10/2020 For too long, foreign policymakers have largely left climate issues to energy or environment ministries. A new essay series by adelphi and the Wilson Center seeks to change that.