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Establish guidelines for battery export
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Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed

The export of used lithium-ion batteries for second-life applications from Europe to Africa must follow clear rules and be better controlled. This is…

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Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed
Renewable energies for heating and cooling supply
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Climate protection and district heating: Regulatory frameworks in Europe

In order to reach climate targets in the building sector, a large-scale expansion of district heating, based on renewable energies, is required. To…

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Climate protection and district heating: Regulatory frameworks in Europe
Proactively mitigating rebound effects
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Corporate responsibility: Returning efficiency gains to the environment

When companies reduce their consumption of energy or raw materials, a frequent outcome is that the money or materials saved in this way are employed…

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Corporate responsibility: Returning efficiency gains to the environment
Making transformations equitable
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2021 Annual Report published

Our lifestyle and economic model must change as a matter of urgency in order to protect the environment, climate and resources. But is this taking place in a fair and equitable manner? The changes now being addressed by policy-makers have major implications for all of us. more

2021 Annual Report published
John Warburton-Lee/Plainpicture The market for emission certificates is growing rapidly.
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Quality of carbon credits: new interactive scoring tool online

The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) today unveiled a new online scoring tool that allows users to evaluate the quality of carbon credits. This…

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Quality of carbon credits: new interactive scoring tool online
Hydrogen’s contribution to climate change mitigation
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Hydrogen: the sustainability dimensions of production and imports

Hydrogen should become a key pillar of the EU’s efforts to achieve its climate targets by 2050. The question of how this resource can be produced and…

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Hydrogen: the sustainability dimensions of production and imports
Climate protection without fossil fuel
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Development of new coal mines and oil and gas fields not compatible with 1.5 °C limit on global warming

If the nine largest coal-producing countries were to fully extract and burn their coal reserves, it is estimated to lead to the release of approx. 940…

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Development of new coal mines and oil and gas fields not compatible with 1.5 °C limit on global warming
© Plainpicture/ Wavebreak climate protection in the forest
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Arbor Day: Calculating the carbon footprint of wood correctly

If wood is removed from the forest and used for the production of wood products, construction materials or paper, a carbon footprint is created…

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Arbor Day: Calculating the carbon footprint of wood correctly