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Our colleague Dániel Muth won the National Champions award of the Frontiers Planet Foundation

Scientists worldwide in line for US$1.1 million Frontiers Planet Prize

23 scientists selected as finalists for the second edition of the international sustainability science competition. Our colleague Dániel Muth is one of the 23 scientists. Our colleague earned this prestigious recognition with his research entitled Pathways to stringent carbon pricing: Configurations of political economy conditions and revenue recycling strategies. A comparison of thirty national level policies

The Frontiers Planet Prize today (22 April) announced 23 National Champions drawn from science research teams across six continents in the second year of the global competition. Now in its second edition, the Prize has engaged with 20 academies of science and 475 leading universities and research institutions from 43 countries. The Prize recognizes scientists whose research contributes to accelerating solutions that ensure humanity remains safely within the boundaries of the Earth’s ecosystem. The National Champions now move forward to the final round of the competition, where three International Champions will be awarded 1 million CHF each to support their research. Launched by the Frontiers Research Foundation on Earth Day 2022, the Frontiers Planet Prize aims to mobilize science for a global green renaissance. The  Prize rewards and promotes  breakthroughs in sustainability science that show the greatest potential to keep the planet from crossing the nine planetary boundaries, a framework put forward by Prof Johan Rockström. The National Champions are selected by the independent Jury of 100, a group of renowned sustainability and planetary health experts chaired by Prof Rockström. These National Champions will undergo a second round of voting, where the Jury select the three International Champions who each receive one million Swiss francs to further support their research.