Climate change presents new challenges to the world, with impacts unequally distributed and affecting most the poorest people living in the world’s most economically and ecologically vulnerable regions. These is also persisting uncertainty about what diverse climate futures look like. In a period of accelerating earth system transformations and their potentially disruptive societal and distributional consequences, imagining and governing the future comes to the fore as a core challenge for sustainability research and practice.

Yet, through what processes and mechanisms are climate futures currently being imagined, and with what implications for present-day climate policy and governance?

Led by  Dr. Joost Vervoort and Dr. Aarti GuptaRE-IMAGINE is coordinated from the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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