Category Archives: Energy and Climate

Ökosoziales Energie-Europaradar: Österreich im Spitzenfeld

Die Pressekonferenz zum Ökosozialen Energie Europaradar “Österreich im Spitzenfeld” fand am 24. Oktober 2014 um 12:30 in Brüssel in englischer Sprache statt.
Ranglisten der EU-Mitgliedsländer finden wir häufig. Aber wie schneiden die einzelnen europäischen Regionen bei einem Vergleich ab? Das Ökosoziale Forum hat die europäischen Regionen unter die Lupe genommen und sie im Energiebereich einem [...]

“Ökotopia” now online

On young people can learn climate protection playfully.
Together with  Denkstatt, Kepion and EnGarde SERI has developed the online game “Ökotopia” , which is now available at [...]. “Ökotopia” is an online training for teenagers and pupils. There they can learn an alternative economic systen: In “Ökotopia” every product and every service must

(Deutsch) 2. Stakeholderworkshop des Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC)

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Participatory scenario development for integrated sustainability assessment.

ABSTRACT: The paper discusses the role of visions within sustainability assessment and governance for sustainable development in Europe. Currently, our societies (still) develop along an unsustainable path, which results in a number of persistent problems (climate change, loss of biodiversity, poverty, etc.). Integrated sustainability assessment (ISA) is one approach designed to initiate transitions towards sustainability. [...]

Scenarios for investigating risks to biodiversity.

Aim This paper describes a set of integrative scenarios developed in the ALARM (Assessing LArge-scale environmental Risks for biodiversity with tested Methods) project. The ultimate aim of ALARM was to develop and test methods and protocols for the assessment of large-scale environmental risks to biodiversity and to evaluate mitigation options. Scenarios provide a tool for [...]

The socio-economic modelling of the ALARM scenarios with GINFORS – results and analysis for selected European countries

Aim: This paper identifies socio-economic driving forces of biodiversity change and analyses their political and economic dynamics by modelling socio-economic parts of three scenario storylines developed for the ALARM (assessing large-scale risks for biodiversity with tested methods) project. In the BAMBU (business-as-might-be-usual) scenario policy decisions already made in the European Union (EU) are implemented and [...]

The DPSIR scheme for analysing biodiversity loss and developing preservation strategies

Spangenberg, J.H., Martinez-Alier, J., Omann,I., Monterroso, I., Binimelis R. (2009).
In: Ecological Economics. 69(1), pp: 9-11 [...]

SERI at the ECCA conference in Hamburg

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CLIMSAVE: Tool for assessing climate change impacts presented

The 5th Climsave Newsletter presents The Integrated Assessment (IA) Platform, a user-friendly, interactive web-based tool that allows stakeholders to assess climate change impacts and vulnerabilities for a range of sectors, including agriculture, forests, biodiversity, coasts, water resources and urban development.
CLIMSAVE is a European Union funded research project which is assessing climate change impacts and [...]

Project BENE (citizen action for sustainable energy) completed

In the beginning of april, a workshop in the context of the project BENE [...] took place in the Eco-Region Kaindorf as the final project activity.
The project BENE (Citizen action for sustainable energy) consists of three parts: First, it assessed the potential of active citizen engagement in energy issues as a contribution to more energy-aware


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