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Latest Press releases


Goodbye to Michael Sailer
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Oeko-Institut: CEO Michael Sailer retires

Our Chief Executive Officer Michael Sailer retires on 1 August 2019 after 39 years at the Oeko-Institut. During these four decades, he made a major… more

Oeko-Institut: CEO Michael Sailer retires
Necessary criteria for the sustainable production of PtX
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PtX needs sustainability rules: additional renewable power is key to protecting the climate

Fuels produced from electricity – known as power-to-X (PtX) – are not necessarily sustainable or climate-friendly. They have a positive climate… more

PtX needs sustainability rules: additional renewable power is key to protecting the climate
A secure raw materials supply for German cell manufacturing
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Lithium-ion batteries: Global resource demand and recycling potential until 2050

In 2050, 80 per cent of all newly registered passenger cars on the road worldwide could be powered by alternative drivetrains, with the figure even… more

Lithium-ion batteries: Global resource demand and recycling potential until 2050
The EU Batteries Directive is outdated
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EU collection rate: More than half of all batteries disappear

Poor collection rates for portable batteries, inadequate targets for lithium-ion batteries and a lack of incentives for those responsible to collect… more

EU collection rate: More than half of all batteries disappear
Advantages of electric trucks
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Recommendations for climate-friendly road freight transport

Road freight transport in Germany emits about 40 million tons of CO2 annually, accounting for about a quarter of the total greenhouse gas emissions… more

Recommendations for climate-friendly road freight transport
Background Paper on life of products
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Repair or replace? Extending the life span of your home appliances – facts and figures

Should you repair your broken vacuum cleaner or buy a new one? Should you replace your 10-year-old washing machine with a more efficient model? What… more

Repair or replace? Extending the life span of your home appliances – facts and figures
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Archive press releases

The Oeko-Institut regularly informs the media about the findings and results of its research. more

Archive press releases
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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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Newsletter
Infografiken

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
Fotos

Images

Here you can find images of the Executive Board and our offices. To download a printable version of an image, please click on the relevant thumbnail image. more

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