Grand opening of MCC


November 15, 2012 - Grand opening of MCC

The inauguration of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) took place on November 15, 2012, at 7 pm.

Location: The auditorium of the new premises, which are located next to the Gasometer on the EUREF-Campus, Torgauer Straße 12-15 in Berlin-Schöneberg.




Prof. Dr. Bernhard Lorentz of Stiftung Mercator: 

Welcome Address

Prof. Dr. Robert N. Stavins of Harvard University: 
"The Problem of the Commons: Still Unsettled after 100 Years"
Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer of MCC, PIK and TU Berlin: 
"Taking up the Global Commons Challenge: Why do we need the MCC?"


Press release: Grand opening of the MCC (in German only)

Impressions and video record of the evening event.