Willi Semmler Researches Climate Justice & Intergenerational Fairness
Willi Semmler, Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development, spent his summer in Laxenburg and Vienna working in a new role as Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) on climate change issues. The IIASA is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change that we face in the twenty-first century. Currently, the IIASA is the main research center investigating the urgent question of how to act in order to achieve the aspirational UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Professor Semmler’s research this summer investigated green bonds, the transition to a low-carbon economy, and intergenerational fairness. He gave a talk sharing the research results. Scroll through the presentation to learn more: