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Research to shape the energy transition
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Ariadne project launched within the Kopernikus initiative

From electricity supply to industrial production and the Paris climate goals, from individual sectors to the big picture: the Ariadne project, a key…

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Ariadne project launched within the Kopernikus initiative
Two goodbyes and two new
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General Assembly elects Oeko-Institut Committee

Meeting on Saturday, 20 June 2020, in Merzhausen near Freiburg, the Oeko-Institut’s General Assembly elected two new Committee members: Dr. Susanne…

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General Assembly elects Oeko-Institut Committee
Academy for Transdisiplinary Research
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Launch of the tdAcadamy platform: Research to solve social problems and crises is strengthened

The need for transdisciplinary research is growing. At the same time, structures and places for the further development and dissemination of…

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Launch of the tdAcadamy platform: Research to solve social problems and crises is strengthened
Environmental and climate protection as a benchmark for economic stimulus packages
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Coronavirus crisis: sustainability check for economic stimulus measures

The German government has announced that it will unveil plans tomorrow for another major package of measures to boost the country’s economic recovery…

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Coronavirus crisis: sustainability check for economic stimulus measures
[Translate to Englisch:] Weniger Kunststoffe konsumieren, mehr recyceln
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Living without plastics – but how?

Plastics are an efficient, practical and cheap material. But the way in which we use plastics has numerous negative impacts, especially on the…

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Living without plastics – but how?
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