The Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) is founded jointly by Stiftung Mercator and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). It will be funded with 17 Million Euro over eight years by Stiftung Mercator, the anticipated location is the Euref-Campus at Berlin. MCC will commence its operations in 2012. Four Working Groups will advance research on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable economic growth in a resource and sink bounded world, with a particular focus on avoiding dangerous climate change. By conducting topical Assessment Reports in close cooperation with international partner institutions, MCC aims to promote deliberative communication and decision-making at the interface between science, policy and society.
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