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Nuclear energy use worldwide still a risk
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Nuclear facilities in crisis areas: an underrated threat

To what extent are nuclear facilities at risk in crisis areas? Which factors are of relevance in this context? Are policy-makers, the media and... more

Nuclear facilities in crisis areas: an underrated threat
Annual Report for 2016 online now
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Pointing the way for society: Annual Report for 2016

For almost 40 years the Oeko-Institut has endeavoured to point the way for society on climate action and environmental issues. This means encouraging... more

Pointing the way for society: Annual Report for 2016
Good progress made with renewable energies in the EU
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Good progress made with renewable energies in the EU

Expansion of the use of renewable energies in 2015 exceeded the targets set by the EU Commission. Wind, solar and hydro power had a total share of... more

Good progress made with renewable energies in the EU
Energy efficiency is always worth pursuing
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Innovative and efficient – ProCold is awarding the most energy efficient professional and commercial refrigeration equipment in five categories

The winners were awarded on March 7th at the international EuroShop fair in Düsseldorf. An appliance in each of five categories was awarded “ProCold... more

Innovative and efficient – ProCold is awarding the most energy efficient professional and commercial refrigeration equipment in five categories
Lärm - Auswirkungen und Schutz Out now: the latest issue of eco@work
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Noise - Impacts and protection

Ein startendes Flugzeug, ein rumpelnder Güterzug, ein röhrender Laubbläser. Wir sind umgeben von Lärm. Wie wirkt er sich aus? Und wie können wir uns davor schützen? Damit befasst sich die aktuelle eco@work. more

Noise - Impacts and protection
Closing down coal-fired power plants is key to climate change mitigation
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Strategies to accelerate Germany’s coal phase-out

By adopting the Paris Agreement, the international community pledged to limit global warming to well below two degrees Celsius. The Intergovernmental... more

Strategies to accelerate Germany’s coal phase-out
Only renewables meet climate requirements
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Costs compared: Renewable vs. fossil energy

An electricity system that is 95-percent renewables-based in 2050 costs about the same or even less than an alternative system based on coal and gas.... more

Costs compared: Renewable vs. fossil energy
Out now: new edition of eco@work!
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Back to the beginning: Sustainable supply chains

The path that leads to sustainable supply chains is often highly complex and stony. This issue of eco@work looks at how social and environmental... more

Back to the beginning: Sustainable supply chains