Publications

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EU LULUCF Regulation explained

Summary of core provisions and expected effects

Year of publication: 06 / 2019

This paper aims to provide an overview of the Regulation (EU) 2018/841 on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry in the 2030 climate and energy framework (LULUCF Regulation,...

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How could the concept of an "overall mitigation in global emissions" (OMGE) be operationalized under the Paris Agreement?

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

authors: Schneider, L. | Warnecke, C.
Year of publication: 06 / 2019

This paper addresses questions that have been raised in relation to OMGE. It draws on a study conducted by Lambert Schneider and NewClimate Institute. The paper focuses on emission reductions that are generated within the scope of...

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Aviation in the EU Emission Trading System

author: Graichen, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2019

Presentation by Jakob Graichen at the Conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes, Den Haag, 21th June 2019

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Essential elements of sound sustainability criteria for powerfuels

Impulse statement

author: Timpe, C.
Year of publication: 06 / 2019

Impulse statement by Christof Timpe, Powerfuels in the European energy transition: The need for effective regulation, 17 June 2019, Brussels

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Catalyzing mitigation ambition under the Paris Agreement: elements for an effective Global Stocktake

authors: Hermwille, L. | Siemons, A. | Förster, H. | Jeffery, L.
Year of publication: 06 / 2019

The Global Stocktake (GST) takes a central role within the architecture of the Paris Agreement, with many hoping that it will become a catalyst for increased mitigation ambition. This paper outlines four governance functions for an ideal...

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Impact of slow steaming for bulk carriers

Assessment of the impacts on transport costs for different ship sizes

author: Graichen, J.
Year of publication: 05 / 2019

Presentation by Jakob Graichen, IMO ISWG-GHG Side Event, 7 May 2019, London

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Impact of slow steaming for different types of ships carrying bulk cargo

authors: Healy, S. | Graichen, J.
Year of publication: 05 / 2019

The Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MPEC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted an ‘Initial IMO strategy on [the] reduction of GHG emissions from ships’ on the 13th of April, 2018 (MEPC 2018). Within the...

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Modelling net zero emissions

Technical Note of the Climate Recon 2050 project

authors: Emele, L. | Marignac, Y. | Petrovic, S.
Year of publication: 04 / 2019

In the last years the aim of “reaching net zero emissions” gained political momentum. The Paris Agreement aims for “a balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases in the second half of this...

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The role of the bioeconomy in energy and climate policy – area of conflict or promised land?

BioFuture25 Annual Seminar

author: Böttcher, H.
Year of publication: 04 / 2019

Presentation by Dr. Hannes Böttcher,  BioFuture25 Annual Seminar, 16. April 2019, Lahti.

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Science in transition - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2018

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2019

The German Site Selection Procedure for a Final Repository for High-level Waste – Characteristics of a Participatory, Self-reflecting and Learning Procedure

authors: Chaudry, S. | Mbah, M. | Brohmann, B. | Hocke, P.
Year of publication: 04 / 2019

Presentation by Saleem Chaudry, Melanie Mbah, Bettina Brohmann and Peter Hocke, European Geosciences Union, 8. April 2019, Vienna

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How to include cooling in the EU Renewable Energy Directive? Strategies and policy implications

authors: Braungardt, S. | Bürger, V. | Zieger, J. | Bosselaar, L.
Year of publication: 03 / 2019

The EU Renewable Energy Directive (RES-Directive) establishes a policy framework for the promotion of renewable energy in the EU. Under the framework of the RES-Directive, EU Member States have adopted national renewable energy action...

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Fossil fuel divestment and climate change: Reviewing contested arguments

authors: Braungardt, S. | van den Bergh, J. | Dunlop, T.
Year of publication: 03 / 2019

The strategy of fossil fuel divestment has attracted considerable attention in recent years, particularly in the press and social media. Spearheaded as a movement based on ethical principles, divestment has been suggested to play a...

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Sectoral targets to address competitiveness – a CGE analysis with focus on the global steel sector

Climate Change Economics Vol. 10, No. 1

authors: Duscha, V. | Peterson, E. | Schleich, J. | Schumacher, K.
Year of publication: 02 / 2019

In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement, countries may employ sectoral approaches. These allow for efficiency gains while at the same time addressing the concerns of competitiveness and carbon leakage. Applying a multi-country,...

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Production of Palm Oil in Indonesia

Country-focused commodity analysis in the context of the Bio-Macht project.

authors: Schleicher, T. | Hilbert, I. | Manhart, A. | Hennenberg, K. | Ernah, . | Vidya, S. | Fakhriya, I.
Year of publication: 02 / 2019

This study provides insights into the commodity based characteristics, environmental and social hot spots and policy instruments such as certification for palm oil production in Indonesia as a result of the Bio-Macht Project funded by...

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Summary of the 2019 Aviation Decarbonization Forum

authors: Cames, M. | et al.
Year of publication: 02 / 2019

On February 12, 2019, at the Hotel AC Montreal, ICSA hosted the Aviation Decarbonization Forum - an exclusive event for ICAO Council members, permanent representatives, and their advisers to receive the most comprehensive, up-to-date...

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Synthetic fuels – How can they support climate protection efficiently?

Requirements and needs for regulation supporting a sustainable use of synthetic fuels

authors: Kasten, P. | Timpe, C.
Year of publication: 01 / 2019

Presentation by Peter Kasten and Christof Timpe, „Fuels of the Future“ conference. Berlin, 21 January 2019

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How to reach the EU renewables target by 2030? An analysis of the governance framework

authors: Veum, K. | Bauknecht, D.
Year of publication: 01 / 2019

EEA Report No 21/2018: Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2018

authors: Jörß, W. | Anderson, G. | Ludig, S.
Year of publication: 12 / 2018

Data reported by companies on the production, import, export and destruction of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union, 2007-2017.

The report was prepared on behalf of the European Environment Agency, as partner of the Europ...

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EEA Report No 20/2018

Renewable energy in Europe - 2018: Recent growth and knock-on effects

authors: Das, A. | Emele, L. | Meinke-Hubeny, F. | Moorkens, I. | Nissen, C. | Tomescu, M.
Year of publication: 12 / 2018

This report introduces several methods the European Environment Agency (EEA) has developed for assessing and communicating early RES growth and the important knock-on effects that RES growth has on the energy sector and related areas....

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