Hydrogen as a panacea?
Is hydrogen really the panacea in the climate crisis? Together with the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW), Borderstep is analyzing in a new project the areas in which the use of hydrogen appears to make sense for achieving climate goals.
Hydrogen – panacea or hype?
The starting point for the project is the observation that there is currently a massive “overbooking” of green hydrogen by a large number of sectors. This potentially leads to climate targets not being met and there could be negative impacts on alternative transformation pathways.
Providing directional certainty for the climate turnaround
The project builds on insights from interdisciplinary transformation research and the findings of the ITA project Governance of Radical System Innovations (Go) on the importance of directional certainty for the successful transformation of energy, industry and mobility systems.
What is Germany’s Cleantech Strategy? 02.08.2022
In his paper for the Israel Public Policy Institute, Severin Beucker, Senior researcher at Borderstep, presents the current status of the discussion on the topic of cleantech in Germany. More
Digital building technologies: Borderstep at ICT4S 2022 18.07.2022
Every year, the international conference brings together the world's leading researchers in the field of ICT and sustainability. Dr. Severin Beucker and Simon Hinterholzer from the Digitization and Green IT research area presented the results of a study for the digital association Bitkom. More
BPW: Borderstep promotes Special Award Sustainability 17.06.2022
The Special Award Sustainability of the Business Plan Competition Berlin-Brandenburg (BPW) is endowed with 5,000 euros and is jointly sponsored by BPW and Borderstep. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is a member of the jury and will present the prize to the winning team on July 4, 2022. More