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Climate protection and sustainability: Who says what and why?
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Bioeconomy concepts in Germany: a discourse analysis

The concept of the bioeconomy has been seen for some years as an important contribution to mitigating climate change and overcoming other challenges... more

Bioeconomy concepts in Germany: a discourse analysis
Towards more effective EU emissions trading
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Three reform options for successful emissions trading

The European Union (EU) must step up its climate ambition for the period until 2030 in order to bring its targets into line with the long-term... more

Three reform options for successful emissions trading
Welcome Jan Peter Schemmel
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Oeko-Institut: Jan Peter Schemmel is the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer

On 1 October 2019 Jan Peter Schemmel became the Oeko-Institut’s new Chief Executive Officer, based at its Berlin office. A political scientist, he was... more

Oeko-Institut: Jan Peter Schemmel is the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer
Policies for the climate
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#FridaysForFuture: Facts and Figures

Am Freitag, den 20. September 2019, findet bundesweit der voraussichtlich größte Klimastreik von #FridaysForFuture statt. An diesem Tag legen die Bundesregierung und das sogenannte „Klimakabinett“ ihre Beschlüsse für die verbindliche Umsetzung des Klimaschutzplans 2050 vor. more

#FridaysForFuture: Facts and Figures
Wie kann die Digitalisierung nachhaltig gestaltet werden?
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Digitalisation – making it sustainable

From a sustainability perspective, digitalisation creates both opportunities and risks. Done right, it can help to save energy and resources – through... more

Digitalisation – making it sustainable
Allowing long-term repairs
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IFA Berlin: 8 recommendations for electronic products with long lifespans

Using products for longer reduces pressure on the environment and the climate. In collaboration with the Centre for Consumer Research and Sustainable... more

IFA Berlin: 8 recommendations for electronic products with long lifespans
More acceptance for environmental policy
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Approaches to sustainable environmental policy

The challenges faced by environmental policy are constantly changing. The research project “Environmental Policy in the 21st Century” has therefore... more

Approaches to sustainable environmental policy
CO2 price for transport and building sector
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Getting climate protection on track: How socially balanced CO2 pricing works

A joint study by Agora Verkehrswende, Agora Energiewende, the Oeko-Institut and the Freie Universität Berlin shows how a CO2 price of 50 euros per ton... more

Getting climate protection on track: How socially balanced CO2 pricing works