Publications

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Effects on ELV waste management as a consequence of the decisions from the Stockholm Convention on decaBDE

Report

authors: Mehlhart, G. | Möck, A. | Goldmann, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This study aims to assess the effects of the listing in 2017 of decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) in Annex A to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) on the management of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs).

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Study on EU financing of REDD+ related activities, and results-based payments pre and post 2020

Sources, cost-effectiveness and fair allocation of incentives

authors: Olesen, A. | Böttcher, H. | Siemons, A. | Herrmann, L. | Martius, C. | Román-Cuesta, R. | Atmadja, S. | Hansen, D. | Andersen, S. | Georgiev, I. | Bager, S. | Schwöppe, C. | Wunder, S.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This study provides an assessment of major public, institutional and private flows of direct and indirect REDD+ finance to 41 recipient countries, as well as their capacity to implement REDD+. It aims to support decisions that can...

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Instruments to achieve reductions in energy consumption through sufficiency: Financial impacts for households and distributional considerations

authors: Cludius, J. | Fischer, C. | Kenkmann, T. | Schumacher, K. | Fries, T. | Brischke, L.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

Behave 2018: F5. Policy implementation and evaluation II

Results from a current project for the Federal Environment Agency (FKZ 37EV 16 124 0)

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Integrating Climate and Energy Projections in Practice

Eionet Report - ETC/ACM 2018/5

authors: Goodwin, J. | Young, K. | Tomescu, M. | Gores, S.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This report, developed by experts from the ETC/ACM and the EEA, outlines the role of integrated climate and energy projections as a tool supporting coherent policy interventions under the Energy Union, and proposes a number of...

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United by Football

Sustainability Concept UEFA EURO 2024 Germany

authors: Bleher, D. | et al.
Year of publication: 08 / 2018

The German Football Association (DFB) unveiled its sustainability strategy for the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship, with environmental performance as one of its cornerstones alongside diversity, fair play and respect.
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The Global Action Climate Summit (GCAS), San Francisco, 12-14 September 2018

BRIEFING - Requested by the ENVI committee

Autor / Autorin: Healy, S.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 08 / 2018

The briefing is for the ENVI Committee delegation to the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit, which will take place in San Francisco from the 12th until the 14th of September. The Summit will enable a range of different stakeholders...

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The environmental criticality of primary raw materials – A new methodology to assess global environmental hazard potentials of minerals and metals from mining

authors: Manhart, A. | Vogt, R. | Priester, M. | Dehoust, G. | Auberger, A. | Blepp, M. | Dolega, P. | Kämper, C. | Giegrich, J. | Schmidt, G. | Kosmol, J.
Year of publication: 08 / 2018

Environmental aspects are more and more relevant for raw material policy-making and responsible sourcing strategies. This trend is partly based on growing public awareness of problems and impacts associated with extraction and...

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Responsible Use of New Genetic Engineering Techniques

Position paper on the opportunities and risks of applying genome editing in agriculture

Year of publication: 07 / 2018

The European Court of Justice ruled that new genetic engineering techniques such as genome editing and the resulting organisms that are created are covered by the GMO Directive. In a new position paper, the Oeko-Institut emphasises that...

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Social, economic and environmental challengesin primary lithium and cobalt sourcing for the rapidly increasing electric mobility sector

STRADE Policy Brief 06/2018

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

STRADE is an EU-funded research project focusing on the development of dialogue-based, innovative policy recommendations for a European strategy on future raw materials supplies. In a series of policy briefs and reports,the project will...

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How to make energy efficiency policies in buildings deliver?

The role of refurbishment companies and skilled craft workers

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

Presentation by Dr. Sibylle Braungardt and Tanja Kenkmann, IEPPEC 2018, Vienna, 26th June.

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Alleviating Energy Poverty in Germany

Best-Practice from across the EU

authors: Noka, V. | Cludius, J. | Schumacher, K. | Hünecke, K.
Year of publication: 06 / 2018

Presentation by Viktoria Noka, IEPPEC 2018, Vienna, 25th June.

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Evaluation of the German National Climate Initiative (NCI)

Impacts and success factors and insights into the continued evaluation of the funding program

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

Presentation by Carina Zell-Ziegler, IEPPEC 2018, Vienna, 25th June.

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Policies and measures to alleviate energy poverty in Germany - learning from good practices in other European countries

Oeko-Institut Working Paper 4/2018

authors: Cludius, J. | Hünecke, K. | Noka, V. | Schumacher, K. | Förster, H. | Kunert, D. | Fries, T.
Year of publication: 06 / 2018

The inability to heat or cool your home. Difficulty keeping the light on and appliances running. Restrictions in energy consumption. Worrying about energy bills. Potential Debt. This is how we can broadly understand energy poverty. It is...

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Contribution of Renewable Cooling to the Renewable Energy Target of the EU

authors: Braungardt, S. | Bürger, V. | Zieger, J. | Kenkmann, T.
Year of publication: 06 / 2018

This report collects background information on current and future cooling demand in the EU as well as renewable cooling technologies and discusses possible methodological approaches for calculating renewable cooling in the RES-Directive.

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Organizational and management aspects in extended storage

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

2nd Workshop on Safety of Extended Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, June, 6 - 8 2018, Garching.

Notice that the information and views set out in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official...

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Assessment of the implementation of Directive 2000/53/EU on end-of-life vehicles (the ELV Directive) with emphasis on the end of life vehicles of unknown whereabouts

Under the Framework Contract: Assistance to the Commission on technical, socio-economic and cost benefit assessments related to the implementation and further development of EU waste legislation

Veröffentlichungsdatum: 05 / 2018

Vehicles of ‘unknown whereabouts’ are vehicles that are deregistered but without a Certificate of Destruction (CoD) issued or available to the authorities and also with no information available indicating that the vehicle has been...

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Electromobility – Fact check

Frequently asked questions

Year of publication: 05 / 2018

In view of global climate change and air pollution problems in cities, there is growing pressure for action to be taken to reduce transport emissions and end this sector’s dependency on fossil fuels. Electric vehicles are a...

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The concept of “regulatory innovation zones” and the German SINTEG ordinance

author: Bauknecht, D.
Year of publication: 05 / 2018

Presentation by Dr. Dierk Bauknecht, 3rd National Stakeholders Coordination Group Meeting, Malmö, 22 May 2018

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Radioactive waste management - a sociotechnical challenge

Insights of the SOTEC-radio project

authors: Akinsara-Minhans, A. | Losada, A. | Kuppler, S.
Year of publication: 05 / 2018

Presentation by Anne Akinsara-Minhans (Öko-Institut e.V.), Ana Isidoro Losada (FFU) and Sophie Kuppler (ITAS), STS Conference, 7th May 2018, Graz

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Interlinkages between Articles 4, 6 and 13 and timing issues

Workshop on robust accounting under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

author: Herold, A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2018

Presentation by Anke Herold, Workshop on "Robust accounting under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement", 30.4.2018, Bonn

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