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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.

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.

“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.

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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