Flagship Reports

WBGU´s flagship reports provide in-depth scientific explorations of the overarching themes of global change and make recommendations for action and research. Comprising 200–400 pages, they are published in the "World in Transition" series. The federal government generally responds to these reports, and distributes them as official papers to the members of the German federal parliament (Bundestag) and council (Bundesrat).


World in Transition: Governing the Marine Heritage

Flagship Report 2013

Full text: 362 p.

Summary: 28 p.

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World in Transition - A Social Contract for Sustainability

Flagship Report 2011

Full text: 400 p.

Summary: 34 p.

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World in Transition: Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use

 

Flagship Report 2008

Full text: 365 pages

Summary: 18 pages

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World in Transition: Climate Change as a Security Risk

 

Flagship Report 2007

Full text: 248 pages

Summary: 14 pages

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World in Transition: Fighting Poverty through Environmental Policy

 

Flagship Report 2004

Full text: 311 pages

Summary: 9 pages

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World in Transition: Towards Sustainable Energy Systems

 

Flagship Report 2003

Full text: 242 pages

Summary: 14 pages

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World in Transition: New Structures for Global Environmental Policy

 

Flagship Report 2000

Full text: 213 pages

Summary: 11 pages

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World in Transition: Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Biosphere

 

Flagship Report 1999

Full text: 451 pages

Summary: 9 pages

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World in Transition: Strategies for Managing Global Environmental Risks

 

Flagship Report 1998

Full text: 359 pages, 18 illustrations in color, 39 in black and white

Summary: 25 pages

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World in Transition: WaysTowards Sustainable Management of Freshwater Resources

 

Flagship Report 1997

Full version: 392 pages, 76 illustrations

Summary: 25 pages

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World in Transition: The Research Challenge

 

Flagship Report 1996

Full text: 193 pages, 12 illustrations, 6 tables

Summary: 23 pages

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World in Transition: Ways Towards Global Environmental Solutions

 

Flagship Report 1995

Full text: 234 pages, 36 figures, 9 table

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World in Transition: The Threat to Soils

 

Flagship Report 1994

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World in Transition: Basic Structure of Global People-Environment Interactions

 

Flagship Report 1993

Full text: 214 pages

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