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GAIA Best Paper Award 2018

Felix Heidenreich (above) and Harald Heinrichs are the winners of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2018. Felix Heidenreich receives the award for his contribution "How Will Sustainability Transform Democracy? Reflections on an Important Dimension of Transformation Sciences“, Harald Heinrichs for his article "Sustainability Science with Ozzy Osbourne, Julia Roberts and Ai Weiwei: The Potential of Arts-Based Research for Sustainable Development“.

In addition, GAIA’s Editorial Board gave an honorable mention to Michael Pregernig, Regina Rhodius and Georg Winkel for their contribution "Design Junctions in Real-World Laboratories: Analyzing Experiences Gained from the Project Knowledge Dialogue Northern Black Forest", to Achim Brunnengräber and Tobias Haas for "Vom Regen in die Traufe: die sozial-ökologischen Schattenseiten der E-Mobilität" and to Ulrich Brand and Markus Wissen for "What Kind of Great Transformation? The Imperial Mode of Living as a Major Obstacle to Sustainability Politics".

The Gaia Society, the editors, Editorial Board and Editorial Office would like to extend their congratulations to the authors.

Free online access to all five articles:

Felix Heidenreich (GAIA 4/2018): How Will Sustainability Transform Democracy? Reflections on an Important Dimension of Transformation Sciences

Harald Heinrichs (GAIA 1/2018): Sustainability Science with Ozzy Osbourne, Julia Roberts and Ai Weiwei: The Potential of Arts-Based Research for Sustainable Development

Michael Pregernig, Regina Rhodius, Georg Winkel (GAIA S1/2018): Design Junctions in Real-World Laboratories: Analyzing Experiences Gained from the Project Knowledge Dialogue Northern Black Forest

Achim Brunnengräber, Tobias Haas (GAIA 3/2018): Vom Regen in die Traufe: die sozial-ökologischen Schattenseiten der E-Mobilität

Ulrich Brand, Markus Wissen (GAIA 3/2018): What Kind of Great Transformation? The Imperial Mode of Living as a Major Obstacle to Sustainability Politics

 

 

GAIA Best Paper Award 2017

Wolfgang Krohn, Armin Grunwald and Martina Ukowitz are the winners of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2017 for their article Transdisziplinäre Forschung revisited: Erkenntnisinteresse, Forschungsgegenstände, Wissensform und Methodologie.
In addition, GAIA’s Editorial Board gave an honorable mention to Christian Pohl, Pius Krütli and Michael Stauffacher for their contribution Ten Reflective Steps for Rendering Research Societally Relevant, to Wolfgang Obergassel, Florian Mersmann and Hanna Wang-Helmreich for Two for One: Integrating the Sustainable Development Agenda with International Climate Policy and to Michael Meyen et al. for their contribution Der Resilienzdiskurs: Eine Foucault’sche Diskursanalyse.

Free online access to all four articles:
Wolfgang Krohn, Armin Grunwald and Martina Ukowitz (GAIA 4/2017): Transdisziplinäre Forschung revisited: Erkenntnisinteresse, Forschungsgegenstände, Wissensform und Methodologie

Christian Pohl, Pius Krütli and Michael Stauffacher (GAIA 1/2017): Ten Reflective Steps for Rendering Research Societally Relevant

Wolfgang Obergassel, Florian Mersmann and Hanna Wang-Helmreich (GAIA 3/2017): Two for One: Integrating the Sustainable Development Agenda with International Climate Policy

Michael Meyen, Maria Karidi, Silja Hartmann, Matthias Weiß, Martin Högl (GAIA S1/2017): Der Resilienzdiskurs: Eine Foucault’sche Diskursanalyse.

 

 

GAIA Best Paper Award 2016

Christoph Görg is the winner of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2016 for his article Zwischen Tagesgeschäft und Erdgeschichte: Die unterschiedlichen Zeitskalen in der Debatte um das Anthropozän.
In addition, GAIA’s Editorial Board gave an honorable mention to Ulrich Brand for his contribution Transformation as a New Critical Orthodoxy: The Strategic Use of the Term "Transformation" does not Prevent Multiple Crises and Katharina Helming et al. for Forschen für nachhaltige Entwicklung: Kriterien für gesellschaftlich verantwortliche Forschungsprozesse.

Free online access to all three articles:
Christoph Görg (GAIA 1/2016), Zwischen Tagesgeschäft und Erdgeschichte: Die unterschiedlichen Zeitskalen in der Debatte um das Anthropozän

Ulrich Brand (GAIA 1/2016), Transformation as a New Critical Orthodoxy: The Strategic Use of the Term “Transformation” Does Not Prevent Multiple Crises

Katharina Helming, Johanna Ferretti, Katrin Daedlow, Aranka Podhora, Jürgen Kopfmüller, Markus Winkelmann, Jürgen Bertling, Rainer Walz (GAIA 3/2016),
Forschen für nachhaltige Entwicklung: Kriterien für gesellschaftlich verantwortliche Forschungsprozesse

 

 

GAIA Best Paper Award 2015

Lena Partzsch is the winner of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2015 for her article Kein Wandel ohne Macht – Nachhaltigkeitsforschung braucht ein mehrdimensionales Machtverständnis.
GAIA’s Editorial Board additionally shortlisted Armin Grunwald for his contribution Ökomodernismus ist verantwortungsethisch nicht haltbar and Thomas Jahn, Diana Hummel and Engelbert Schramm for Nachhaltige Wissenschaft im Anthropozän.

Free online access to all three articles:
Lena Partzsch (GAIA 1/2015), Kein Wandel ohne Macht – Nachhaltigkeitsforschung braucht ein mehrdimensionales Machtverständnis (english translation, author's version here)

Armin Grunwald (GAIA 4/2015), Ökomodernismus ist verantwortungsethisch nicht haltbar

Thomas Jahn, Diana Hummel, Engelbert Schramm (GAIA 2/2015), Nachhaltige Wissenschaft im Anthropozän

 

 

GAIA Best Paper Award 2014

Portrait Jens Soentgen
Portrait Helena Bilandzic

Jens Soentgen and Helena Bilandzic are the winners of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2014 for their article Die Struktur klimaskeptischer Argumente. Verschwörungstheorie als Wissenschaftskritik. GAIA's Editorial Board also shortlisted Michael Rosenberger for his contribution Die Ratio der "Klima-Religion". Eine theologisch-ethische Auseinandersetzung mit klimaskeptischen Argumenten and Tilman Santarius for Der Rebound-Effekt: ein blinder Fleck der sozial-ökologischen Gesellschaftstransformation.

The GAIA Best Paper Award is awarded by GAIA's Editorial Board for the best article of a volume.

The Gaia Society, the editors, Editorial Board and Editorial Office would like to extend their congratulations to Jens Soentgen and Helena Bilandzic for winning this award and to Michael Rosenberger and Tilman Santarius for their nomination.

All three articles can be accessed free online:

Jens Soentgen, Helena Bilandzic (GAIA 1/2014), Die Struktur klimaskeptischer Argumente. Verschwörungstheorie als Wissenschaftskritik

Michael Rosenberger (GAIA 2/2014), Die Ratio der "Klima-Religion". Eine theologisch-ethische Auseinandersetzung mit klimaskeptischen Argumenten

Tilman Santarius (GAIA 2/2014), Der Rebound-Effekt: ein blinder Fleck der sozial-ökologischen Gesellschaftstransformation

 

 

GAIA Best Paper Award 2013

One Gold, Two Silver

Vaclav Smil is the winner of the GAIA Best Paper Award 2013 for his article Reducing the Carbon and Sulfur Load of the Atmosphere. Assessing Global Decarbonization and Desulfurization and the Future of a Low-Carbon World. GAIA's Editorial Board also agreed on two second prizes. They were awarded to Thomas Jahn, Wissenschaft für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung braucht eine kritische Orientierung and Hugh S. Gorman, Learning from 100 Years of Ammonia Synthesis. Establishing Human-Defined Limits through Adaptive Systems of Governance.

Presented for the first time this year, the GAIA Best Paper Award is awarded by GAIA's Editorial Board for the best article of a volume.

The Gaia Society, the editors, Editorial Board and Editorial Office would like to extend their congratulations to Vaclav Smil for winning this award and to Thomas Jahn and Hugh S. Gorman.

All three articles can be accessed free online:

Vaclav Smil, Reducing the Carbon and Sulfur Load of the Atmosphere. Assessing Global Decarbonization and Desulfurization and the Future of a Low-Carbon World

Thomas Jahn, Wissenschaft für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung braucht eine kritische Orientierung

Hugh S. Gorman, Learning from 100 Years of Ammonia Synthesis. Establishing Human-Defined Limits through Adaptive Systems of Governance

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