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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
Out now: the latest edition of our epaper eco@work
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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
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The Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China published a draft guidance document on accelerating the construction of green...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
Strategies for a sustainable resource supply for electro-mobility
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Quotas for electro-mobility and rules on battery recycling: is China a step ahead of the EU?

The Chinese government recently issued new rules on the disposal of electric vehicle batteries. Among other things, they require manufacturers to... more

Quotas for electro-mobility and rules on battery recycling: is China a step ahead of the EU?
Complex environmental law requires necessary emphases
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European environmental law: Improving implementation in Germany

Lack of staff, problems of coordination between government agencies, unclear legislation: the reasons why implementation of EU environmental law in... more

European environmental law: Improving implementation in Germany
Out now: Annual report 2017
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Let’s make a wish! Annual report 2017

2017 was a special year for the Oeko-Institut: we celebrated our 40th anniversary! We reviewed four decades of scientific work and outlined the... more

Let’s make a wish! Annual report 2017
Current issue of eco@work available now
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Exnovation - Actively managing change

It is the counterpart to innovation: exnovation describes the phasing out of unsustainable structures and technologies, materials and products.... more

Exnovation - Actively managing change
How can electric freight transport contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
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Electric road freight: German-Swedish research collaboration has started

At present, road freight transport mainly runs on diesel, producing around 56 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in Germany annually. The figure is... more

Electric road freight: German-Swedish research collaboration has started