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"Long-haul” to environmental podcasts
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Oeko-Institut launches science and sustainable transformations podcast

Today sees the release of the first episode of the Oeko-Institut podcast: “All change, please! The science and sustainable transformations podcast”.…

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Oeko-Institut launches science and sustainable transformations podcast
Building sector with substantial emissions gap
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50 million by 2030 – the heat transition: making it work

The building sector is heading for a substantial emissions gap: without additional measures, emissions reductions in this sector will amount to just…

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50 million by 2030 – the heat transition: making it work
Reforming of EU ETS
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Reforming the Market Stability Reserve of the EU Emissions Trading System needed

The reform of EU ETS will be part of the comprehensive legislative package “Fit for 55” that the European Commission has announced for the second…

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Reforming the Market Stability Reserve of the EU Emissions Trading System needed
Contribution of companies to Sustainable Development Goals
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Sustainability evaluation of products and services

The ZNU – Center for Sustainable Leadership at Witten/Herdecke University and the Oeko-Institut have devised a method to measure the achievement of…

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Sustainability evaluation of products and services
Forest protection is climate protection
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Land use in the EU Climate Target Plan 2030: Ecosystems are more than carbon reservoirs

The management of forests, cropland and grassland impacts on the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. These activities must therefore be…

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Land use in the EU Climate Target Plan 2030: Ecosystems are more than carbon reservoirs
Restrict oil-fired heating, boost renewables
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Boilers to boost climate action

Germany is free to further restrict the use of climate-damaging oil-fired heating systems in buildings. A legal opinion by the Oeko-Institut and…

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Boilers to boost climate action
Data for the energy transition
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Yes, we are open: scenario data on the Open Energy Platform

The Open Energy Platform (OEP) – which is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) – makes high quality data for…

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Yes, we are open: scenario data on the Open Energy Platform
More climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions than assumed
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Too often in combustion engine mode: plug-in hybrids put transport sector’s climate targets at risk

The boom in electric vehicles in Germany is currently driven substantially by the larger plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), with company cars accounting for…

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Too often in combustion engine mode: plug-in hybrids put transport sector’s climate targets at risk