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Data for the energy transition
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Yes, we are open: scenario data on the Open Energy Platform

The Open Energy Platform (OEP) – which is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) – makes high quality data for…

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Yes, we are open: scenario data on the Open Energy Platform
More climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions than assumed
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Too often in combustion engine mode: plug-in hybrids put transport sector’s climate targets at risk

The boom in electric vehicles in Germany is currently driven substantially by the larger plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), with company cars accounting for…

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Too often in combustion engine mode: plug-in hybrids put transport sector’s climate targets at risk
How can aviation become more sustainable?
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Better stay on the ground? Aviation and climate action

No means of transport does as much damage to the climate as the aeroplane. Despite this, air travel has increased steadily over the years and no…

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Better stay on the ground? Aviation and climate action
EU sets stricter climate target for 2030
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Further design of EU climate target for 2030 decisive for climate protection

Just in time for the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, the European Council has decided to tighten the EU's climate targets. By…

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Further design of EU climate target for 2030 decisive for climate protection
Social effects of climate protection in the transport sector
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Transport policy: socially fair and climate-friendly

Transport policy needs to become climate-friendly and socially equitable. This can involve making adjustments to existing instruments so that they are…

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Transport policy: socially fair and climate-friendly
Sustainability criteria for hydrogen
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Making a success of sustainable hydrogen imports

In Germany, industry and government want hydrogen to become a key pillar of the energy transition. Due to the high costs and limited availability of…

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Making a success of sustainable hydrogen imports
Can hydrogen become the fourth pillar of the energy transition?
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Hydrogen: a comprehensive review

Hydrogen could feasibly become the fourth pillar of the energy transition if its production is climate-neutral, i.e. based largely on additional…

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Hydrogen: a comprehensive review
Ambitious climate protection is possible
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How Germany can become climate-neutral by 2050

A 65% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Germany by 2030 and climate neutrality by 2050 are achievable and technically feasible. This is shown…

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How Germany can become climate-neutral by 2050