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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
Sustainable and environmentally responsible consumption
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Strengthening ecodesign: launch of preparatory study for the Working Plan to 2024

Electrical and electronic appliances, lighting products, heating and air conditioning – many products must meet energy efficiency and, increasingly,…

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Strengthening ecodesign: launch of preparatory study for the Working Plan to 2024
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