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Less climate protection with change of CORSIA
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Climate action in the aviation sector under threat

The aviation industry proposes to change the international agreement to address CO2 emissions from international aviation (CORSIA). Oeko-Institut’s…

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Climate action in the aviation sector under threat
The environmentally friendly disposal of old electronic equipment costs money
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Close gap in the law to improve environmental standards in online shopping

Some sellers of electronic equipment from non-EU countries such as China who market their products on the Internet do not contribute to the costs…

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Close gap in the law to improve environmental standards in online shopping
LNG trucks on a par with diesel trucks in terms of greenhouse gases
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LNG trucks: Not an option for climate protection

Most trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) emit about the same amount of greenhouse gases as diesel trucks. Depending on the drivetrain…

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LNG trucks: Not an option for climate protection
Sustainable and environmentally responsible consumption
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Strengthening ecodesign: launch of preparatory study for the Working Plan to 2024

Electrical and electronic appliances, lighting products, heating and air conditioning – many products must meet energy efficiency and, increasingly,…

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Strengthening ecodesign: launch of preparatory study for the Working Plan to 2024
Greater sustainability through digitalisation?
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How sustainable are digital platforms?

Social networking, food shopping, flexible mobility – all these are possible on today’s digital platforms. But do these platforms contribute to…

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How sustainable are digital platforms?
Science-based exchange of views
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2019 annual report published

Last year saw the continuation of a trend that we had already observed in previous years: German society is becoming more politicised and there is more and more controversy in the public arena. Germany is embroiled in controversy – about the best way to meet climate targets,... more

2019 annual report published
Open access climate and energy data
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Data for the energy transition: Open Energy Platform has a new design

High quality data are important for the modelling and analysis of climate and energy scenarios. Where data are accessible and openly licensed, work…

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Data for the energy transition: Open Energy Platform has a new design
[Translate to Englisch:] Welche Ursachen hat die Klimaschutzlücke?
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The 2020 emissions gap: What are the next targets?

Germany is about to miss its climate goals, specifically its target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared with the 1990 baseline. The…

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The 2020 emissions gap: What are the next targets?