Need for Speed? Europe, China, and the Competition for the Green Tech Transition
When Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Beijing’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2060 in September 2020 at the United Nations General Assembly, this came as a surprise to many, not least within China – among his own government, provincial leaders, business elites and i
In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, we are witnessing strong protest movements around the world: the Arab Spring, the anti-capitalist “Occupy” movements in the West, the Maidan events in Kiev, protests in Russia.
Panel Event: The German Elections and Europe's Future
This public panel discussion will address the results of the elections from three regions of Europe by researchers who are this year’s Europe’s Futures Fellows, moderated by the IWM Acting Rector and Permanent Fellow,…
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