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Policy Brief on Climate Change Adaptation of Infrastructure in Kazakhstan published

The macroeconomic effects of adaptation measures for building and transportation infrastructure were quantified using the e3.kz model. Specifically, the impacts of the measures "(Re-)construction of storm-proofed buildings", "’Green Belt’…

Proceedings of the international conference on "Problems of forecasting socio-economic and scientific-technical development in the context of global climate change" published

Dr. Christian Lutz presented the first results from the BMWi-funded project Low Carbon Leakage at the international conference, which took place in Russia and online in November 2021. The presentation "Socio-economic impacts of ambitious…

Our figure of the month 01/2022: Electricity consumption – today, tomorrow and the contribution of hydrogen

Gross electricity consumption was 577 TWh in 2019 ([1]; the values for 2020 are not used in the following version due to the distortion caused by the Corona crisis). The old German government still assumed an almost unchanged electricity…

Politikberatung für eine klimaresiliente Wirtschaftsentwicklung

Policy Briefs on Climate Change and Adaptation in Agriculture and Tourism in Georgia published as part of the CRED project

The e3.ge macro-econometric model for Georgia developed jointly by GWS and our partners in Georgia has been applied to quantify the economy-wide impacts of climate change adaptation. The results for the agriculture sector and for tourism

Our figure of the month for New Year's Eve 2021: Price explosion in wholesale

Wholesale prices developed mainly in one direction this year – upwards. Almost all wholesale segments are affected, in particular other wholesale (+24.7% year-on-year January–November 2020), which includes "Wholesale of waste and scrap"…

Our figure of the month for Christmas 2021: Let them eat goose

Christmas is often celebrated at a well-set table, with plenty of everything, rich of flavor and choice, lately occasionally vegetarian. However, traditional Christmas roasts rely on an essential animal ingredient. And the production of…

Unsere Zahl des Monats 12/2021: Der Erwerb von Eigentum wird das zehnte Jahr in Folge teurer

Our figure of the month 12/2021: Buying property has become more expensive for the tenth year in a row

Wage increases cannot keep up with the increase of property prices, which means that affordability continues to decline. This is measured by the price-income ratio (PIR) and shows that in 2021, an average wage earner in Germany has to pay…

Energy Policy Brief for Kazakhstan published in the CRED project

The e3.kz macro-econometric model for Kazakhstan developed jointly by GWS and our partners in Kazakhstan has been applied to quantify the economy-wide impacts of climate change adaptation. The results for the energy sector have now been…

Plenary Session Presentation "Modeling Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED)" by GWS at the COP26 Side Event "4th World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation (WSCCA 2021)"

Anett Großmann presented the CRED project, methods, tools and results at the COP26 Side Event. Excel-based E3 (economy, energy, emissions) models were developed together with partners in Kazakhstan and Georgia to quantify the…

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