JPI Climate expresses sincere congratulations to our Transdisciplinary Advisory Board member Joyeeta Gupta from the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of the University of Amsterdam, who recently won the European Research Council’s Advanced Grant of € 2.5 Million for the research on climate change and the fossil fuel industry: What is the role of big investors (e.g. pension funds, export credit, banks, investors, philanthropists) in leaving fossil fuels underground (LFFU), what are the North-South implications of LFFU, and what measures can be taken by whom to equitably allocate and accelerate shareholder and stakeholder responsibility in energy transformation for inclusive development.
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Our warmest congratulations to Joyeeta Gupta for this accomplishment and setting today’s standard of excellence.
We wish you all the best in this future research.
The European Research Council has announced the winners of its 2020 Advanced Grants competition on 22 April, 2021. The funding, worth in total €507 million, will go to 209 leading researchers across Europe. Their work is set to provide new insights into many subjects, such as the links between obesity and pancreatic cancer, threats from wildlife viruses, brain-inspired neural network computer chips, and new ways for architects to design the buildings of the future.