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[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
Making it sustainable
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Digitalisation – making it sustainable

From a sustainability perspective, digitalisation creates both opportunities and risks. Done right, it can help to save energy and resources – through…

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Digitalisation – making it sustainable
Policies for the climate
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#FridaysForFuture: Facts and Figures

On Friday, 20 September 2019, the #FridaysForFuture climate strike, expected to be the largest ever, will mobilise across Germany. The German… more

#FridaysForFuture: Facts and Figures
Allowing long-term repairs
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IFA Berlin: 8 recommendations for electronic products with long lifespans

Using products for longer reduces pressure on the environment and the climate. In collaboration with the Centre for Consumer Research and Sustainable…

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IFA Berlin: 8 recommendations for electronic products with long lifespans