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Sustainability – An Export Success?

Whether it’s managing waste, labelling the most energy-efficient appliances or promoting renewables – over the years, Germany has amassed a wealth of... more

Sustainability – An Export Success?
Energie, Mobilität und Abfall sind Schwerpunkte der Kampagne
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Sustainability strategy for EURO 2024 shows that environmentally friendly sports events are possible

The German Football Association (DFB) today unveils its sustainability strategy for the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship, with environmental... more

Sustainability strategy for EURO 2024 shows that environmentally friendly sports events are possible
Reliable legal and social framework needed
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Opportunities and risks of genome editing: Oeko-Institut calls for informed assessment

The European Court of Justice ruled yesterday that new genetic engineering techniques such as genome editing and the resulting organisms that are... more

Opportunities and risks of genome editing: Oeko-Institut calls for informed assessment
ANTICSS will provide a clear definition of circumvention
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Start of the ANTICSS project: Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance

The topic of manipulated testing results, or “circumvention” is currently exposed to the highest attention of the public and media, not only for the... more

Start of the ANTICSS project: Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance
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Knowledge and science: Facts about alternatives, not alternative facts

With the advent of digital technologies, knowledge has become widely available. It seems that information about everything – and everyone – is just a... more

Knowledge and science: Facts about alternatives, not alternative facts
The cost analysis in detail
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Effort sharing: High costs of insufficiently ambitious climate action

If Germany misses its European climate change mitigation targets in the areas of transport, buildings and agriculture, this could cost the country 600... more

Effort sharing: High costs of insufficiently ambitious climate action
Abwrackung von Schiffen in Bangladesch
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German companies jeopardise the environment and human rights

If products are not licensed for use in the European Union because of possible risks to human rights and the environment, German firms should not be... more

German companies jeopardise the environment and human rights
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