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Climate action cuts costs
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Climate inaction incurs high costs

Heavy rain events, floods, heatwaves and drought: the climate change impacts already experienced today are causing major costs to society. This is not…

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Climate inaction incurs high costs
Researching the impacts of state interventions
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A guide to successful regulatory experiments

Regulatory experiments are conducted in order to test new regulations and assess their practical impacts. These experiments can play an important role…

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A guide to successful regulatory experiments
A focus on the search for a repository site.
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Another 30 years to go - The final storage of high-level radioactive waste

The final storage of high-level radioactive waste is not scheduled to start in Germany until 2050 at the earliest. There are still many steps to be…

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Another 30 years to go - The final storage of high-level radioactive waste
Register now for the Annual Meeting on 7 December 2021
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“Transition? Only if it’s equitable!” Invitation to the Oeko-Institut’s Annual Meeting 2021

How can social justice be built into climate action and the task of shaping a sustainable future? Whether it’s carbon pricing for heating or private…

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“Transition? Only if it’s equitable!” Invitation to the Oeko-Institut’s Annual Meeting 2021
The election of Committee members was held online for the first time
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Members’ Meeting elects Committee

The Oeko-Institut’s Members’ Meeting took place on Saturday, 19 June 2021, and, for the first time, was held entirely online. After reports about the…

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Members’ Meeting elects Committee
fStopImages/Malte Müller How can aviation contribute to climate action?
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Aviation and climate action – Facts, figures, information

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a massive and unprecedented downturn in the aviation sector. Until February 2020, however, there was only one…

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Aviation and climate action – Facts, figures, information
Biomass is a valuable commodity
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Bioeconomy monitoring closes research gap

Germany needs a lot of land abroad to cover its domestic consumption of biomass. Animal production is an important driver of the ecological footprint…

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Bioeconomy monitoring closes research gap
Petrol and diesel cannot be recycled
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Raw material consumption of cars with combustion engines and electric vehicles in comparison

The annual crude oil demand for passenger cars in Germany can be reduced by 56 percent by 2035 compared to 2020 if the share of electric passenger…

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Raw material consumption of cars with combustion engines and electric vehicles in comparison