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The CP Group

In the Climate Policy (CP) group we conduct problem-driven research on the strategies to address climate change and related environmental problems. Currently we focus on analysing pathways for creating a sustainable electricity system for Europe and beyond, the means to mitigate human vulnerability to climate and other natural hazards, and the effects of policies on the use and protection of natural resources.  

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Latest News

31.08.2016 – ERC grant for Johan Lilliestam

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CP member Johan Lilliestam was awarded a grant from the European Research Council for work on policy interactions with the transition to a renewable power system in Europe. The project will start during 2017.

Research Units

We have three research units: Electricity decarbonization, Climate change adaptation and natural hazards, and Natural Resource Policy. The third research unit is independently funded but is embedded within the CP group

Latest Publications

  • Labordena, M., Bazilian, M., Howells, M., Patt, A., Lilliestam, J. (2017). Impact of political and economic barriers for concentrating solar power in Sub-Saharan Africa, Energy Policy 102, 52-72. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2016.12.008 (1.2017)
  • Pfenninger, S., DeCarolis, J., Hirth, L., Quoilin, S., & Staffell, I. (2017). The importance of open data and software: is energy research lagging behind? Energy Policy 101, 211–215. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2016.11.046 (2.2017)
  • Späth, L. & Scolobig, A. (2017). Stakeholder empowerment through participatory planning practices: The case of electricity transmission lines in France and Norway. Energy Research & Social Science 23, 189–198. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2016.10.002 (1.2017)
  • Widmer, A., Ingold, K., & Lieberherr, E. (2017). Die Akzeptanz unterschiedlicher Organisationsformen für eine regionale Wasserversorgung. Aqua und Gas 2, 40-45. (2.2017)
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