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Our figure of the month 11/2022: Nine times higher transport performance of passengers in coach transport

Long-distance bus transport experiences the greatest ups and downs in passenger transport

The boom in long-distance coach transport, triggered by the liberalisation of the market in 2013, came to an end even before the Corona crisis and…

The Environmental Footprint of Food

Feeding humanity puts enormous environmental pressure on our planet. Until now, however, there has been no comprehensive examination of the environmental footprint — the locations affected by the various pressures from food production and…

GWS participation in OCED panel discussion on " Skills Assessment and Anticipation for the Green Transition"

The transition to a green economy is changing the demand and supply of skills and jobs. Various challenges and methodologies exist to identify these skill needs. The OECD is currently organizing four thematic workshops to, among others,…

Our figure of the month 10/2022: No water shortages expected from hydrogen production in Germany

The National Hydrogen Strategy formulates the goal of a production capacity of 10 GW of green hydrogen by 2030[1]. Although the discussion about the production of green hydrogen often focuses on the sufficient availability of electricity…

GWS at the EcoMod 2022 in Ljubljana

The annual conference of the EcoMod Network (International Conference on Economic Modeling and Data Science) took place this year in Ljubljana (Slovenia) from September 14 – 16. GWS contributed two presentations. Maximilian Banning…

5-day training in Uganda on modeling and evaluation of climate change mitigation measures with the model e3.ug

During the training from September 5-10, 2022, in Entebbe (Uganda) with representatives from politics, science, statistics and NGOs, first study results of the DIAPOL-CE project „Climate-economy modelling in Uganda“ were presented and…

5-day training in Kazakhstan on macroeconomic evaluation of climate change impacts and climate change adaptation with the model e3.kz

The hands-on training for the e3.kz model (economy, energy, emission model for Kazakhstan) on macroeconomic evaluation of climate change impacts and climate change adaptation took place in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) from Sept. 12-16, 2022.

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Register now: GWS at the GIZ Future Forum 2022

On 14th of September Dr. Christian Lutz will present findings on macroeconomic assessment of climate change risks from the CRED-project at the GIZ Future Forum 2022.  To register for the virtual event, please register via the registration…

Our figure of the month 09/2022: Continuous growth in employment in socially necessary service occupations is not enough

Socially necessary services (SRS) include sectors or branches of the economy that are indispensable for the functioning of our society. The need as well as the provision of these services should be covered at all times - especially in…

Our figure of the month 08/2022: A development against the trend: growth in the number of apprentices for the occupation of plant mechanic for sanitary, heating, and air-conditioning technology in the last decade

Both the German government's heat pump offensive and the sharp rise in energy prices due to Russia's war against Ukraine are currently boosting demand for heat pumps and solar thermal systems enormously. As a result, plumbing and heating…

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