By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Club of Rome - 'We seem to be in a philosophical crisis where our societies fail to address the problems that threaten their survival. The world needs a ‘new enlightenment’... '
Should we all be using our cars less? Or are we focusing too much on decarbonising the transport sector and not enough about other, more carbon-intensive sectors?
By Gerd Schönwälder, European Commission - 'The transition to a cleaner, greener energy system profoundly affects not just individual lifestyles and livelihoods but entire societies, economies, even political systems.'
Join us for our end of project conference in Brussels! The one-day conference will be split in two: a morning policy summit and interactive afternoon sessions.
In this infographic we offer a quick overview of how the different SSH disciplines have been integrated into the projects funded under the various Societal Challenges in Horizon 2020 since 2014. You can download it here.
By Ruth Mourik - 'We all know that often, when an action is undertaken, a system is designed, or a policy implemented, someone or some group benefits, and another bears the burden.'
Dr. Gerd Schönwälder, Policy Officer at the European Commission, explains how SHAPE ENERGY fits into Horizon 2020 and what the European Commission expects from it.
On 30 May 2017 the SHAPE ENERGY team ran a solutions workshop at the eceee 2017 summer study entitled The good, the bad and the ugly of interdisciplinary energy research.