Topics in focus
E-mobility: Highly charged driving
Do electric vehicles help to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the transport sector? Oeko-Institut is working...
Sustainability in sport
Major sporting events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup are a very effective means of conveying a...
Biomass is all around us. In daily life, we encounter renewable resources everywhere in many diverse forms. Biomass...
Öko-Institut develops audit company rating
CDM project validation in need of improvement
Nuclear power under fire – Risks persist
New issue of eco@work online now
Can the environment in Beijing profit from the Olympic Games?
UNEP environment report gives its assessment / Öko-Institut expert Christian Hochfeld is one of the authors
Scientists examine sustainability instruments and policy strategies
Attractive, functional – and efficient?!
Ecodesign directive can set new standards for product design in the 21st century
Policies to Promote Sustainable Consumption Patterns
Consumption is a key lever to attain a more sustainable development: unsustainable consumption patterns are major causes of global environmental deterioration, including the overexploitation of renewable resources and the use of non-renewable resources with their associated environmental impacts.
Energy efficiency – yes please!
Welcome to a new edition of Öko-Institut’s e-paper eco@work. This time the “Big Issue” section addresses the question of “Energy efficiency – yes please! But how?” We want to show you why efforts to use energy more efficiently have so far been patchy and what methods might be more successful.
Scientific advice on the revision of the EU ETS Directive
The EU Emissions trading scheme is under review to help meet much stricter emissions targets as agreed upon by EU leaders in March 2007. Within their proposal for a European Energy and Climate Change Package, on 23 January 2008 the Commission put out an ETS reform proposal for the post-2012 period.