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COP26 will be crucial to international market mechanisms
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World Climate Conference: Preparatory analysis for the EU Parliament

In recent months many countries have submitted new climate targets. However, these are insufficient to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. In…

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World Climate Conference: Preparatory analysis for the EU Parliament
Series of events to mark the anniversary
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Knowledge for Change: Ten Years of Ecornet

The network of independent institutes for environmental and sustainability research marks its tenth anniversary. In 2011, eight non-profit scientific…

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Knowledge for Change: Ten Years of Ecornet
Change towards sustainability
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Environmentally sound, collective and fair. Considering the social aspects of transformation

Climate and environmental policy plays a big part in the transition towards greater sustainability – and hence also in the future wellbeing of all.…

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Environmentally sound, collective and fair. Considering the social aspects of transformation
Supply chains: they look harmless, but they aren’t
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Climate due diligence in future supply chain law

Environmental due diligence requirements feature to only a very limited extent in the German government’s new Supply Chain Act. Work on extending such…

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Climate due diligence in future supply chain law
the organic milk scores in terms of its carbon footprint
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Organic pasture-based milk delivers environmental benefit

From an environmental perspective, milk that is produced on organic farms is better than conventionally produced milk. The extensive avoidance of…

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Organic pasture-based milk delivers environmental benefit
CO2 compensation for climate protection
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Oeko-Institut joins international governance body on voluntary carbon market

Today, the Oeko-Institut becomes a founding sponsor of a new international governance body on the voluntary carbon market. In the voluntary carbon…

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Oeko-Institut joins international governance body on voluntary carbon market
Two ways of closing loopholes
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More than cheating software: ANTICSS highlights all roads to circumvention of EU ecodesign and energy labelling

The regulatory requirements on the energy consumption and performance of electrical appliances can be circumvented by manipulating the laboratory…

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More than cheating software: ANTICSS highlights all roads to circumvention of EU ecodesign and energy labelling
Nuclear power: no classification as sustainable
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Nuclear energy - not a source of significant harm?

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) report, produced on behalf of the European Commission to assess whether nuclear energy can cause “significant harm” to…

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Nuclear energy - not a source of significant harm?