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A focus on the search for a repository site.
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Another 30 years to go - The final storage of high-level radioactive waste

The final storage of high-level radioactive waste is not scheduled to start in Germany until 2050 at the earliest. There are still many steps to be…

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Another 30 years to go - The final storage of high-level radioactive waste
Register now for the Annual Meeting on 7 December 2021
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“Transition? Only if it’s equitable!” Invitation to the Oeko-Institut’s Annual Meeting 2021

How can social justice be built into climate action and the task of shaping a sustainable future? Whether it’s carbon pricing for heating or private…

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“Transition? Only if it’s equitable!” Invitation to the Oeko-Institut’s Annual Meeting 2021
The election of Committee members was held online for the first time
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Members’ Meeting elects Committee

The Oeko-Institut’s Members’ Meeting took place on Saturday, 19 June 2021, and, for the first time, was held entirely online. After reports about the…

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Members’ Meeting elects Committee
fStopImages/Malte Müller How can aviation contribute to climate action?
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Aviation and climate action – Facts, figures, information

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a massive and unprecedented downturn in the aviation sector. Until February 2020, however, there was only one…

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Aviation and climate action – Facts, figures, information
Biomass is a valuable commodity
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Bioeconomy monitoring closes research gap

Germany needs a lot of land abroad to cover its domestic consumption of biomass. Animal production is an important driver of the ecological footprint…

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Bioeconomy monitoring closes research gap
Petrol and diesel cannot be recycled
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Raw material consumption of cars with combustion engines and electric vehicles in comparison

The annual crude oil demand for passenger cars in Germany can be reduced by 56 percent by 2035 compared to 2020 if the share of electric passenger…

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Raw material consumption of cars with combustion engines and electric vehicles in comparison
Eliminate climate-damaging subsidies, tighten CORSIA
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Air transport: Fewer privileges, more climate action

Germany should campaign for EU-wide taxation of aviation kerosene and increase the aviation tax so that it offsets the absence of VAT on international…

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Air transport: Fewer privileges, more climate action
Insulate and use renewable energies
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How the Building Sector Can Achieve Its Climate Targets After All

With the currently adopted climate protection measures, Germany will neither achieve its previous, nor the more stringent European, climate protection…

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How the Building Sector Can Achieve Its Climate Targets After All