Decarbonization Seminar Fall 2023

The Decarbonization Seminar hosts speakers and participants from academia and industry to discuss latest advances and challenges associated with the transition towards a decarbonized energy economy. Topics include the economics and management of sustainable energy technologies in the energy sector, clean energy transportation services, and carbon-free manufacturing processes.

To stay informed about upcoming presentations, please sign up for the seminar’s mailing list via this form. Seminar sessions will usually be held as a hybrid event on Monday afternoons from 05:15 to 06:30 pm (CEST). To join in person, just come to the room O 129 (i.e., in the castle, building Ostflügel, level 1, room 29). To join virtually, please register in advance using the link we send along with each talk announcement

The seminar is jointly sponsored by the Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) and the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW). The organizing team is comprised of Amadeus Bach (MISES), Gunther Glenk (MISES), Marion Ott (ZEW), and Nikolas Wölfing (MISES). In case of questions and suggestions, please contact Yvonne Münch.

Upcoming Talks

Bjarne Steffen
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 

Michael Pahle
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Gunther Glenk
University of Mannheim and Harvard Business School
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Hans-Peter Röttig​​​​​​​
Mercedes-Benz AG
Monday, October 16, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:15 PM (CEST)

Aaron Yoon 
Northwestern University 
Monday, October 23, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:15 PM (CEST)

Richard Barker​​​​
ISSB and ​​​​​​University of Oxford
Monday, October 23, 2023 – 06:15 – 07:15 PM (CEST)

Marcin Kacperczyk
Imperial College London
Monday, November 13, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:15 PM (CEST)

Joseph S. Shapiro
University of California, Berkeley
Monday, November 27, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CET)

Past Talks

Caroline Flammer
Columbia University
Monday, September 18, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CEST)