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Food systems: Sustainable, Social, and Resilient?

The research project “Inclusive Food System Transitions” against the background of the war-driven food crisis

May 09, 2022

Job Posting

Student assistant (40 hours/month) wanted in the research group "Policy Assessment" of the FFN for 1.05.22! 

Apr 11, 2022

New book by Dr. Julia Teebken "The Politics of Human Vulnerability to Climate Change"

In her new book, Dr. Julia Teebken analyses human vulnerability to climate change in Atlanta, USA and Zheijang, China. She shows how maladaptation can have adverse effects on vulnerable groups - creating path dependencies that further hinder transformative adaptation.

Apr 11, 2022

Klaus Jacob and Beatrice John in conversation with Deutschlandfunk on the research project GoingVis

Klaus Jacob (FFN) and Beatrice John (City of Boizenburg) talk about the challenges and opportunities of small cities in designing and implementing climate adaptation measures.

Apr 06, 2022

“The next crisis is certain to come”

Klaus Jacob and Annette Töller show in their latest article how environmental policy can make the inevitable circumventable 

Apr 06, 2022

Social issues of food systems in the spotlight

Agricultural newspaper "Schweizer Bauer" reports on the project "Social cohesion, food and health. Inclusive food system transitions" (IFST)

Mar 08, 2022

Interlinking climate and sustainability policy successfully

Publications of the FFU-project on leveraging synergies between the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement released

Feb 17, 2022

Thinking Social and Environmental Together: New FFU Report

In a report from the FFU, Rafael Postpischil and Klaus Jacob from the FFU, together with scientists from Fraunhofer FIT, evaluate the state of research analyzing both environmental and distributional impacts in the transport sector.   

Jan 26, 2022

New publication in the Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft on the energy transition in Italy

Maria Rosaria Di Nucci analyses drivers as well as coordination mechanisms and instruments for the energy transition in Italy from a multilevel governance perspective.

Jan 14, 2022

The European Union as a Driver for Environmental and Climate Policy - Contribution by Klaus Jacob to the Yearbook of European Integration

Europe remains a driver for environmental and climate policy in 2020/21, both internationally and for member states. In an article on European environmental and climate policy of the EU in the current Yearbook of European Integration, Klaus Jacob presents initiatives that demonstrate this role of the EU. 

Jan 05, 2022

Fancy working with us?

Vacancy: Research fellow on small-town climate change adaptation with 75% (conditionally upon allowance) in TV-L 13, limited to 30.11.2023, ID: FFUGoIngVis

Oct 28, 2021

Transitions: From the abstract goal of socio-ecological transitions to concrete action

Presenting a transformative literacy training program for public administrations

Oct 14, 2021