Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and Energy

Founding Year: 1991

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Ude Schneidewind (President)

A German research institute that aims to design the transitions to a sustainable society, by means of a transdisciplinary approach that encourages systems understanding. Research focuses on transition processes, with four teams: 1) Future Energy and Mobility Structures; 2) Energy, Transport and Climate Policy; 3) Material Flows and Resource Management; and 4) Sustainable Production and Consumption. Conducts >150 projects per year with c.170 staff, working in nine languages. Publishes numerous articles in scientific journals, with a “Top Ten” chosen each year. President: Prof Uwe Schneidewind.

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Note: Founded by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker, who served as director until 2000, and is now Co-President of the Club of Rome and Co-Chair of the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management.  MM

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and Energy contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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