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Achim Hagen - Background Paper to the 7th Climate Economics Forum

Deckblatt02This background paper to the 7th Climate Economics Forum is based on ongoing research by institutions that participate in research projects supported by the funding measure “Economics of Climate Change” of the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research). The projects deal with different aspects of phasing out fossil fuels. The paper provides the reader with an overview of recent scientific findings and summarises them in key messages and political recommendations.

Kriegler, E., Gulde, R., Colell, A., von Hirschhausen, C., Minx, J. C., Oei, P.-Y., Yanguas-Parra, P., Bauer, N., Brauers, H., Broska, L. H., Groh, E., Hagen, A., Hainsch, K., Holz, F., Hübler, M., Jakob, M., Khabbazan, M. M., Leimbach, M., Manych, N., Montes de Oca León, M., Ohlendorf, N., Osorio, S., Pahle, M., Reutter, L., Shamon, H., Steckel, J., Strefler, J., Vance, C., Vögele, S., von Wangenheim, G., Walk, P., Wittenberg, I., Zundel, S. (2020): Phasing out fossil fuels - How to achieve a just transition?, (Background paper for the 7th Klimaforum on 12th October 2020), Potsdam : Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (u.a.), 43 p. https://doi.org/10.2312/pik.2020.005