The World in 2050

The World in 2050 (TWI2050) is a global research initiative in support of a successful implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda. The goal of TWI2050 is to provide the fact-based knowledge to support the policy process and implementation of the SDGs.

Project Lead:
Ines Dombrowsky
Julia Leininger

Nebojsa Nakicenovic

Project Team:
Anita Breuer
Ariel Macaspac Hernandez
Charles Martin-Shields
Christopher Wingens

Time frame:
2018 - 2018 / completed

Co-operation Partner:

Future Earth, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Earth Research Institute, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Stockholm Resilience Center (SRC)

Project description

In this consortium, methods of integrated assessment analysis are being combined with concepts from social sciences on dymamics of social changes and governance. The project cooperates with international organisations like the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Bank an the European Union. In the context of this project and in collaboration with the Oscar-winning director Dirk Wilutzky, a movie "The World in 2050 - Our future in the Anthropocene) will be produced.


Current Publications

Dealing with interlinkages: a focused approach for implementing the SDGs and overcoming the COVID-19 crisis

Scholz, Imme / Adolf Kloke-Lesch / Robert Lepenies / Alex Goday-Faúndez / Felix Moronta Barrios / Anet Režek Jambrak / Armand Ketcha Malan Kablan / Tolu Oni / Moritz Riede / Yoko Shimpuku / Teresa Stoepler
External Publications of 01 October 2020