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Affiliation: 
CSC

Biography

At the Climate Service Center in Hamburg Prof. Dr. María Máñez Costa works on political consulting, focused on international climate policy and climate economics. Therefore she deals with the question, how can socio-economic systems be strengthened, to face the chances related to climate change. Particular topics are the ability of regeneration (resilience) and adaptation of social structures. Further focuses of her work are climate and security as well as participation approaches. Doing so, the native of Spain works on the question: how will climate change influence the security situation and how can different groups of society be involved in decision-making processes? Beside her work for CSC she is also visiting professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain.