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Chinese Guide to Green Mines
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New Chinese Green Mines Standards – English Translation available

The Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China published a draft guidance document on accelerating the construction of green... more

New Chinese Green Mines Standards – English Translation available
Strategies for a sustainable resource supply for electro-mobility
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Quotas for electro-mobility and rules on battery recycling: is China a step ahead of the EU?

The Chinese government recently issued new rules on the disposal of electric vehicle batteries. Among other things, they require manufacturers to... more

Quotas for electro-mobility and rules on battery recycling: is China a step ahead of the EU?
Complex environmental law requires necessary emphases
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European environmental law: Improving implementation in Germany

Lack of staff, problems of coordination between government agencies, unclear legislation: the reasons why implementation of EU environmental law in... more

European environmental law: Improving implementation in Germany
Out now: Annual report 2017
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Let’s make a wish! Annual report 2017

2017 was a special year for the Oeko-Institut: we celebrated our 40th anniversary! We reviewed four decades of scientific work and outlined the... more

Let’s make a wish! Annual report 2017
Current issue of eco@work available now
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Exnovation - Actively managing change

It is the counterpart to innovation: exnovation describes the phasing out of unsustainable structures and technologies, materials and products.... more

Exnovation - Actively managing change
How can electric freight transport contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
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Electric road freight: German-Swedish research collaboration has started

At present, road freight transport mainly runs on diesel, producing around 56 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in Germany annually. The figure is... more

Electric road freight: German-Swedish research collaboration has started
Delivering fundamental principles for policy
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Exporting environmental protection: Sustainability in South-East Asia

Exporting cars is an important part of Germany’s economy. But can an awareness of sustainability issues and the idea of protecting the environment... more

Exporting environmental protection: Sustainability in South-East Asia
How climate action can succeed in cities and municipalities
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Implementing climate policies at the local level

How can cities and municipalities contribute to climate mitigation? What are the municipal institutions, actors and processes that matter? more

Implementing climate policies at the local level