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Latest Press releases


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
© Plainpicture/ Wavebreak climate protection in the forest
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Arbor Day: Calculating the carbon footprint of wood correctly

If wood is removed from the forest and used for the production of wood products, construction materials or paper, a carbon footprint is created…

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Arbor Day: Calculating the carbon footprint of wood correctly
climate check for mobile working
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Working from home helps to protect the climate

An increase in working from home (WFH) has the potential to save up to 3.7 million tonnes of climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions per year in…

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Working from home helps to protect the climate
Advance climate protection, accelerate coal phase-out
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The scientific basis for an accelerated coal phase-out

In order to meet Germany’s climate targets, lignite should ideally be phased out by 2030, as stated by the new Federal Government in its coalition…

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The scientific basis for an accelerated coal phase-out
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Archive press releases

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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

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