Climate Protection vs. Prosperity?

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 Starting on 15 March 2023 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture / discussion
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

How Much Will It Cost To Switch to Clean Energy?

The Event is organized in cooperation with the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO).

The green transition is one of the greatest challenges in the coming decades. We need to fundamentally reform our economic and social systems in order to achieve our climate targets. The key to this is to switch to raw materials and increase resource efficiency. Lifestyle changes are another essential aspect. They affect all of us in different ways. Who is most affected? How can we protect vulnerable groups from negative consequences? We will be talking about distribution and fairness, climate protection, and the preservation of prosperity.

Panel discussion:

Gabriel Felbermayr, Director of WIFO; professor of economic policy, WU Vienna

Andreas Löschel, Professor, Faculty of Management and Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Claudia Kettner, Senior Economist at WIFO

Ulrike Famira-Mühlberger, Deputy Director of WIFO

This event is an in-person event and will take place on campus. There will be no livestream.

Gabriel Felbermayr
Director of WIFO; professor of economic policy, WU Vienna
Claudia Kettner
Senior Economist at WIFO
Ulrike Famira-Mühlberger
Deputy Director of WIFO
Andreas Löschel
Professor, Faculty of Management and Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

c) WIFO\Alexander Müller c) Hoernig 

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