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Participatory TA procedures for the Bundestag

New methods report presents innovative participation procedures and discusses their potential benefits for parliamentary Technology Assessment.

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European TA Conference: Keynotes and program

With Payal Arora, Jeanette Hofmann and Doris Allhutter, three outstanding researchers will speak at the 5th European TA Conference (25-27 July 2022, Karlsruhe). Information on their keynotes and the conference program is now available online.

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“TA in Dialogue” on World Malaria Day

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, technological approaches to combating malaria were the focus of a moderated panel discussion on 25 April 2022 as the start of the new event series “TA in dialogue” in the German Bundestag.

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CO2 tax against climate change and poverty

What would be the impact of taxing greenhouse gas emissions at the global level if coupled with a dividend system? A new study sees great potential in combining the two approaches.

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