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Episode 54: Gjalt Huppes former head of Department Industrial Ecology, CML, Leiden University helped develop models at the interface economy-environment: LCA (Life Cycle Assessment), SFA (Substance Flow Analysis) and E-IOA (Environmentally Extended Input-Output Analysis). He now focuses on climate change governance and related resource governance. Key is institutions redesign to stimulate and accommodate renewable electricity and related energy carriers such as batteries, hydrogen and pumped hydro. Institutions are a prime requisite for successful climate policy, with publicly controlled infrastructure a second main pillar, and research, development and demonstration the third more applied pillar. The physical basis of society, energy and resources, requires not just physical and technical-economic considerations, as security of supply is based on substantially global governance institutions. Working less and consuming differently, as key culture shifts for sustainability, also require substantial institutional changes. This episode's motto: "Climate chaos is going to be bad but our inaction will make it much worse." Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads Paper on CC and Syria's civil war (not by Gjalt):


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