Closing the deal on the end of coal
22.08.2018

Closing the deal on the end of coal

Many countries are still counting on coal as future energy source because of its allegedly low costs. A new MCC policy brief shows what is necessary to phase out coal rapidly – and in a socially acceptable way.

Common Economics Blog
01.05.2018

Common Economics Blog

On our new Blog, MCC researchers communicate crucial information about their lastest scientific findings in an easy-to-digest way. Topics include, for example, coal, carbon pricing, negative emissions, and development.

Interactive MCC subsidy map
19.09.2017

Interactive MCC subsidy map

If countries would abolish fossil-fuel subsidies, amounting to around 550 billion US dollars globally, many of them could finance the expansion of basic infrastructure. A new interactive MCC map shows what can be achieved with this money.

MCC Europe's best climate think tank
29.06.2017

MCC Europe's best climate think tank

The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) has ranked the MCC among the top ten think tanks worldwide for the fourth consecutive year. In Europe, the institute has been ranked number one.

Negative Emissions, Ethics, climate research

Warning against hubris in CO2 removal

In "Nature", MCC researchers advocate the ethical evaluation of negative emission technologies. They call for an interdisciplinary collaboration.
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