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Klimalog

Research and dialogue for a climate-smart and just transformation

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What is Klimalog?

"Climate change threatens global human development and international stability."
Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Research and dialogue for a
climate-smart and just transformation

An ambitious international climate agenda is essential for a sustainable development. Curbing climate change requires rapid and radical transformations in the political, economic and social spheres and at all levels from global to local. This transformation has to be both climate-smart and just.

With the "Klimalog" project the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) investigates key issues of international climate politics and facilitates dialogue between pertinent actors in politics, academia, civil society and the private sector.

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The (intended) Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a corner stone for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The NDC Explorer allows you to explore and compare all (I)NDCs in 60 subcategories related to mitigation, adaptation, finance and support, planning and process as well as broader debates like SDGs and fossil fuel subsidy reform.

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Reducing tariffs is a traditionally aim of trade agreements. But the content of modern agreements goes far beyond trade issues: the number and range of included environmental provisions is rising. In light of heated debates about the interlinkages between trade and environmental protection as well as broader debates like the 2030 Agenda, the online tool TREND analytics offers new knowledge and more transparency.

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NDC-SDG Connections is a joint initiative of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). With NDC-SDG Connections we aim at illuminating synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, and at identifying entry points for coherent policies that promote just, sustainable and climate-smart development.

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The interlinkages between global economic governance and global climate governance are essential for the necessary decarbonisation of the global economy. How can interactions between both institutional complexes be adequately shaped?
How do international trade and investment treaties support or hinder policy measures for emissions reduction? What are the most pressing climate-relevant reform needs in global economic governance?

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Global
Governance

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Many countries have already developed strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to decarbonize their economies. Yet, underlying models are generally highly technical and fail to account for the political economy of transformation. Altering economic structures involves interests, power and influence. This workstream examines the specific political-economic prerequisites for the implementation of low-carbon development paths in selected partner countries of Germany and how these may be addressed in international co-operation.

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National political economy -
Realities of Decarbonization

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Climate change is real. Many people already suffer from its impacts. Investments have to be taken to both avoid unmanageable impacts and to manage consequences that are no longer avoidable. Yet, policy responses need to consider potential trade-offs, e.g. regarding poverty reduction. What lessons have been learnt regarding both positive and negative consequences of mitigation policies? What approaches in climate policy and climate finance are suitable to anticipate and to reduce conflicting objectives and corresponding trade-offs?

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Conflicting objectives
and trade-offs

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Whether reforms of global policy frameworks facilitate decarbonisation and climate resilience, ultimately shows at national, regional and local levels. How does the interplay between global institutions and national transformation processes look like? How does climate finance and the emerging international climate finance architecture affect national transformation processes?

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Multi-level
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Research Staff

Dr. Steffen Bauer
Dr. Steffen Bauer
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Political scientist
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/steffen-bauer/

"Effective climate governance requires trust-building across the North-South divide."

Dr. Clara Brandi
Dr. Clara Brandi
World Economy and Development Financing
Senior Researcher
Economist and Political Scientist
International Trade, Global Governance, focus international trade policy and climate policy, Sustainable Development, 2030 Agenda, Green Economy, International normative theory, global justice
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/clara-brandi/

"We are the last generation who can do something about climate change."

Dr. Axel Berger
Dr. Axel Berger
World Economy and Development Financing
Researcher
Political Scientist
Foreign Direct Investment, International Investment Agreements, Global Economic Governance, International Economic Law
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/axel-berger/

"Effective climate protection requires the transformation of the global economic framework."

Jean Carlo Rodríguez de Francisco
Jean Carlo Rodríguez de Francisco
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Ecological Economist
Policy instruments for conservation, natural resource management, ecosystem services and society, socio-economic and politic aspects of ecosystems services and conservation
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/research-staff/bruhn-dominique/

“The creation of carbon forests as a commodity poses great environmental and social risks for society.”

Dr. Sander Chan
Dr. Sander Chan
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Environmental Policy
Climate dialogue platform ‘Paris 2015’, Transformation to a low-carbon, climate resilient societies
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/sander-chan/

"The big news is that many cities, businesses, NGOs & other groups take climate-smart actions."

Gabriela Iacobuta
Gabriela Iacobuta
Environmental Governance and Transformation to Sustainability
Researcher
Environmental Scientist
Climate change mitigation measures, Sustainable Development Goals, Climate and development measures interactions, National climate and development policies
https://www.die-gdi.de/gabriela-iacobuta/

"If climate and development measures synergies and trade-offs are well understood, the low-carbon transition can be turned into an opportunity rather than a burden."

Maxim Injakin
Maxim Injakin
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Project Coordination
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/maxim-injakin/

"Only with binding agreements, apply to everyone, we can achieve our common goals."

Jonas Keil
Jonas Keil
World Economy and Development Financing
Researcher
Economist
Development Financing, Green Finance
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/jonas-keil/

"Climate policy must be reasonable both from an ecologic and from an economic perspective."

Denise Matias
Denise Matias
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Environmental Scientist
Climate change adaptation, Indigenous community forestry, Sustainability of social-ecological systems
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/denise-matias/

"We need to bring the realities of climate change to those who have yet to fully experience its impacts."

Britta Horstmann
Britta Horstmann
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Geographer
climate politics and finance, adaptation to climate change, aid effectiveness
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/britta-horstmann/

"Climate finance needs to support the needs of the vulnerable."

Okka Lou Mathis
Okka Lou Mathis
Environmental Policy and Management of Natural Resources
Researcher
Political Sciences
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/okka-lou-mathis/

"Confronted with climate change, all countries are developing countries."

Pieter Pauw
Pieter Pauw
Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management
Researcher
Environmental Scientist
Climate adaptation, Climate finance, Equity and INDCs
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/pieter-pauw/

"Climate change is no longer a problem for the future generation - it is our problem."

Jacopo Bencini
Jacopo Bencini
Environmental Governance and Transformation to Sustainability
Researcher
Environmental Scientist
Climate Policy, Role of non-State and subnational actors in achieving global climate goals
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/jacopo-bencini/

"One model cannot fit all contexts: research must help governments in enabling climate action implementation through local governance ownership, and local solutions."

Dr. Anna Pegels
Dr. Anna Pegels
Sustainable Economic and Social Development
Senior Researcher
Economist
Low carbon development, Renewable energies, Green industrial policy, Behavioural economics, Energy efficiency
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/anna-pegels/

"Climate protection is politics. Klimalog researches how it can succeed nonetheless."

Dr. Peter Wolff
Dr. Peter Wolff
World Economy and Development Financing
Head of department
Economist
Global Economic Governance, Development financing, Development co-operation with emerging markets
https://www.die-gdi.de/en/peter-wolff/

"Climate finance is effective when it is combined with transformative policies."

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Media Contact

Dr. Astrid Dirksen
Dr. Astrid Dirksen
Stabsstelle Kommunikation / Communications team
+49 (0)228 94927-307
https://www.die-gdi.de/astrid-dirksen/

Stabsstelle Kommunikation / Communications team

Tanja Beck
Tanja Beck
Stabsstelle Kommunikation / Communications team
+ 49 (0)228-94927-227
https://www.die-gdi.de/tanja-beck/

Stabsstelle Kommunikation / Communications team


Upcoming Events

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Timeline

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September
13
New Climate Leadership
Affiliated event of the Global Climate Action Summit
Place/Date
San Francisco
Organizer
  • German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
  • LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin
  • Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions
  • Conference Site
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/new-climate-leadership/
    More Info
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/new-climate-leadership/
    September
    13
    Latin American NSA
    Affiliated event of the Global Climate Action Summit
    Place/Date
    San Francisco
    8:30
    Organizer
  • Fundación Avina
  • CAN-LA and CAN
  • German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
  • Conference Site
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/latin-american-non-state-actors/
    More Info
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/latin-american-non-state-actors/
    November
    5-8
    Earth System Governance
    Klimalog is co-sponsor of the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance
    Place/Date
    Utrecht
    Organizer
  • Utrecht University
  • Conference Site
    http://www.earthsystemgovernance.net/utrecht2018/call-for-papers/
    More Info
    http://www.earthsystemgovernance.net/utrecht2018/call-for-papers/
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    September
    13
    Latin American NSA
    San Francisco
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    November
    5-8
    Earth System Governance
    Utrecht
    September
    13
    Latin American NSA
    Affiliated event of the Global Climate Action Summit
    Ort/Datum
    San Francisco
    8:30
    Organizer
  • Fundación Avina
  • CAN-LA and CAN
  • German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
  • Conference Site
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/latin-american-non-state-actors/
    More Info
    https://www.die-gdi.de/veranstaltungen/latin-american-non-state-actors/
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    November
    5-8
    Earth System Governance
    Utrecht
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    September
    13
    New Climate Leadership
    San Francisco
    November
    5-8
    Earth System Governance
    Klimalog is co-sponsor of the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance
    Ort/Datum
    Utrecht
    Organizer
  • Utrecht University
  • Conference Site
    http://www.earthsystemgovernance.net/utrecht2018/call-for-papers/
    More Info
    http://www.earthsystemgovernance.net/utrecht2018/call-for-papers/
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    September
    13
    New Climate Leadership
    San Francisco
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    September
    13
    Latin American NSA
    San Francisco
    November
    5-8
    Earth System Governance
    Utrecht
    September
    13
    New Climate Leadership
    San Francisco
    September
    13
    Latin American NSA
    San Francisco

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    "Effective climate policy requires fair solutions that mediate between poor and rich."
    Imme Scholz, Deputy Director
    of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)