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Quotas for electro-mobility and rules on battery recycling: is China a step ahead of the EU?
The Chinese government recently issued new rules on the disposal of electric vehicle batteries. Among other things, they require manufacturers to...
Electric road freight: German-Swedish research collaboration has started
At present, road freight transport mainly runs on diesel, producing around 56 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in Germany annually. The figure is...
Sustainable textile production in Bangladesh – what duty of care is called for?
Since the major accident at the Rana Plaza textile factory in Bangladesh in 2013 in which more than 1,100 people died, steps have been taken to...
Germany 2049: Transition to a sustainable use of raw materials. An agenda for action
At this very moment, somewhere in Latin America mercury is being used to mine gold – with severe impacts on human health and environmental quality....
“40 years – Let’s make a wish!” The Oeko-Institut launches its anniversary celebrations
From research rebel to scientific advisor to government, business and society – the past four decades have been quite a journey. To mark its 40th...
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