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Sustainable raw material production for lithium-ion batteries
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Lithium and graphite for battery production: the future of the supply chain

E-mobility is a key component in the shift towards a sustainable transport sector for the future. However, lithium-ion batteries – the main source of…

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Lithium and graphite for battery production: the future of the supply chain
[Translate to Englisch:] plainpicture More ambition in climate protecion
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More climate ambition is feasible for the EU

The European Union can increase its 2030 climate target to -55 per cent compared with 1990 levels. Delivering this climate target is both technically…

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More climate ambition is feasible for the EU
Less nitrogen protects the environment
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Statutory strategies to tackle nitrogen surpluses

In order to prevent our natural life support system – our landscape and wildlife diversity – from being destroyed by harmful nitrogen surpluses,…

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Statutory strategies to tackle nitrogen surpluses
Stop premature replacement of electrical and electronic equipment
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Prevent premature obsolescence, prolong service life – Recommendations for sustainable product policy

Introduce mandatory minimum lifetime information, strengthen purchasers’ rights, improve conditions for repairs – these and other strategies for…

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Prevent premature obsolescence, prolong service life – Recommendations for sustainable product policy
Research to shape the energy transition
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Ariadne project launched within the Kopernikus initiative

From electricity supply to industrial production and the Paris climate goals, from individual sectors to the big picture: the Ariadne project, a key…

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Ariadne project launched within the Kopernikus initiative
Two goodbyes and two new
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General Assembly elects Oeko-Institut Committee

Meeting on Saturday, 20 June 2020, in Merzhausen near Freiburg, the Oeko-Institut’s General Assembly elected two new Committee members: Dr. Susanne…

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General Assembly elects Oeko-Institut Committee
Academy for Transdisiplinary Research
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Launch of the tdAcadamy platform: Research to solve social problems and crises is strengthened

The need for transdisciplinary research is growing. At the same time, structures and places for the further development and dissemination of…

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Launch of the tdAcadamy platform: Research to solve social problems and crises is strengthened
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