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Two ways of closing loopholes
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More than cheating software: ANTICSS highlights all roads to circumvention of EU ecodesign and energy labelling

The regulatory requirements on the energy consumption and performance of electrical appliances can be circumvented by manipulating the laboratory…

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More than cheating software: ANTICSS highlights all roads to circumvention of EU ecodesign and energy labelling
Nuclear power: no classification as sustainable
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Nuclear energy - not a source of significant harm?

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) report, produced on behalf of the European Commission to assess whether nuclear energy can cause “significant harm” to…

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Nuclear energy - not a source of significant harm?
Climate action cuts costs
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Climate inaction incurs high costs

Heavy rain events, floods, heatwaves and drought: the climate change impacts already experienced today are causing major costs to society. This is not…

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Climate inaction incurs high costs
Researching the impacts of state interventions
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A guide to successful regulatory experiments

Regulatory experiments are conducted in order to test new regulations and assess their practical impacts. These experiments can play an important role…

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A guide to successful regulatory experiments
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