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Setting the course in the EU now
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Emissions trading: a key component of climate action

At the United Nations negotiations on ambitious global climate action, due to commence in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh on Sunday, 6 November…

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Emissions trading: a key component of climate action
Practical steps for climate-friendly heating
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Initiating the heat pump boom: the fine detail

The much-needed push for heat pumps is already gathering pace: in March 2022, the German government decided that from 1 January 2024, every newly…

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Initiating the heat pump boom: the fine detail
Reduce environmental impacts of resource consumption
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Action now to clear the way for responsible sourcing in e-mobility

The switch to electric propulsion in the mobility sector will send demand for certain raw materials soaring. Appropriate action must therefore be…

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Action now to clear the way for responsible sourcing in e-mobility
Treating residues from mechanical recycling with pyrolysis
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Mechanical recycling is more climate-compatible than chemical recycling

In the context of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD), Eunomia, a British consulting firm, determined the recyclate quantities in…

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Mechanical recycling is more climate-compatible than chemical recycling
Avoiding emissions at the tournament
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Reducing the carbon footprint of UEFA EURO 2024

Around 80% of the expected total emissions from the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA EURO 2024), which is contested by the men’s…

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Reducing the carbon footprint of UEFA EURO 2024
Solar mandates for as many building types as possible
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As many rooftops as possible: Recommendations for an ambitious EU-wide solar mandate

The EU should phase in the solar mandate as swiftly as possible – from the end of 2024 – for as many building types as possible, as well as for car…

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As many rooftops as possible: Recommendations for an ambitious EU-wide solar mandate
Information on the World Climate Conference
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COP27: Preparatory analysis for the European Parliament – Climate targets far from sufficient

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt,

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COP27: Preparatory analysis for the European Parliament – Climate targets far from sufficient
Honoring Dorothea Michaelsen-Friedlieb for her long service on the Commitee
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The Oeko-Institut’s Committee is newly elected

The Oeko-Institut’s Members’ Meeting took place on Saturday, 24 September 2022, in a hybrid format, with members convening in the Berlin office or…

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The Oeko-Institut’s Committee is newly elected