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Latest Press releases


Climate-friendly heating of residential buildings with heat pumps
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Why we must make the heat transition a success – and how

17 million central heating and self-contained heating systems are currently burning up oil and gas to heat Germany’s 19 million residential buildings.…

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Why we must make the heat transition a success – and how
Forest: supporting climate protection and biodiversity
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Financial rewards for forest conservation

An incentive system providing financial rewards for biodiversity and carbon sink services in forests can rest on two pillars: On the one hand, such a…

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Financial rewards for forest conservation
Establish guidelines for battery export
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Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed

The export of used lithium-ion batteries for second-life applications from Europe to Africa must follow clear rules and be better controlled. This is…

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Donating used Lithium-ion batteries to Africa? Clear rules urgently needed
Renewable energies for heating and cooling supply
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Climate protection and district heating: Regulatory frameworks in Europe

In order to reach climate targets in the building sector, a large-scale expansion of district heating, based on renewable energies, is required. To…

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Climate protection and district heating: Regulatory frameworks in Europe
Proactively mitigating rebound effects
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Corporate responsibility: Returning efficiency gains to the environment

When companies reduce their consumption of energy or raw materials, a frequent outcome is that the money or materials saved in this way are employed…

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Corporate responsibility: Returning efficiency gains to the environment
John Warburton-Lee/Plainpicture The market for emission certificates is growing rapidly.
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Quality of carbon credits: new interactive scoring tool online

The Carbon Credit Quality Initiative (CCQI) today unveiled a new online scoring tool that allows users to evaluate the quality of carbon credits. This…

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Quality of carbon credits: new interactive scoring tool online
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Background information

Here you will get background information on key research areas of Oeko-Institut. more

Background information

Newsletter

Our EcoMail keeps you informed about current research activities, new publications, exciting reports from the…

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Infographics

Here you can find the latest infographics from our projects. All graphs and diagrams have a CC license and can…

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Infographics
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