The CP Group

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

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Latest News

2015/04/17 – Press Conference with CP member Mercè Labordena

At the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna, Mercè informed about clean energy production in deserts. This news has has been published in countries such as Spain, Brazil, Argentina and Chile (see efeverde website).

2015/02/19 – New "ETH Zukunftsblog"

Oscar van Vliet, The grey energy in smartphones and sausages

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

  • Trieb, F., Hess, D., Kern, J., Fichter, T., Moser, M., Pfenning, U., Caldez, N., de la Rua, C., Türk, A., Frieden, D., el Gharras, A., Cottret, N., Beneking, A., Ellenbeck, S., Lilliestam, J. (2015): Bringing Europe and third countries closer together through renewable energies: North Africa case study, BETTER project, German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Stuttgart. (5.2015)
  • Perrone, D., Hornberger, G., van Vliet, O., van der Velde, M. (2015, online first). A Review of the United States’ Past and Projected Water Use. J Am Water Resour Assoc. doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12301 (4.2015)
  • Scolobig A., Pelling M. (2015 online first), The co-production of risk from a natural hazards perspective: science and policy interaction for landslide risk management in Italy, Natural Hazards. doi: 10.1007/s11069-015-1702-1 (4.2015)
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