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Imme Scholz


last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022. She is president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, which maintains close ties with the German Green Party . This comment is based on the farewell address she held at the German Development Institute (DIE – Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik), where she had served as deputy director until the end of March.

All articles of Imme Scholz

Global affairs

Keep international promises

UN resolution has isolated Russia, but should not be read as general endorsement of the west

Climate crisis

Ban solar geoengineering

If a technology’s risks cannot be assessed, it must not be used – and certainly not globally

Global trends

“Change can be measured, the reasons for it cannot”

Developing countries now have more room for manoeuvre – industrialised countries do not always see that as a positive


“Skip out-dated technologies”

Several issues are slowing down the global transition to renewable energies

Relevant reading

The Gordian knot

Scholars propose to remodel the emissions trading

Relevant reading

Live up to promises

Expert essays on adapting to climate change

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