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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?
Informing the UN climate conference
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The UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid: opportunities and challenges

The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is scheduled to take… more

The UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid: opportunities and challenges
Climate protection and sustainability: Who says what and why?
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Bioeconomy concepts in Germany: a discourse analysis

The concept of the bioeconomy has been seen for some years as an important contribution to mitigating climate change and overcoming other challenges… more

Bioeconomy concepts in Germany: a discourse analysis
Towards more effective EU emissions trading
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Three reform options for successful emissions trading

The European Union (EU) must step up its climate ambition for the period until 2030 in order to bring its targets into line with the long-term… more

Three reform options for successful emissions trading
Welcome Jan Peter Schemmel
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Oeko-Institut: Jan Peter Schemmel is the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer

On 1 October 2019 Jan Peter Schemmel became the Oeko-Institut’s new Chief Executive Officer, based at its Berlin office. A political scientist, he was…

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Oeko-Institut: Jan Peter Schemmel is the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer