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Impact Assessment on the Environmental, Social and Economic Effects of the 2030 Sectoral Targets in the Federal Government’s Climate Action Plan 2050


authors: Repenning, J. | Schumacher, K. | Bergmann, T. | Blanck, R. | Böttcher, H. | Bürger, V. | Cludius, J. | Cook, V. | Emele, L. | Jörß, W. | Hennenberg, K. | Hermann, H. | Loreck, C. | Ludig, S. | Matthes, F. | Nissen, C. | Scheffler, M. | Wiegmann, K. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Fleiter, T. | Fries, B. | Sievers, L. | Pfaff, M. | Thamling, N. | Rau, D. | Hartwig, J. | Welter, S. | Lösch, O. | Wirz, A.
Year of publication: 11 / 2019

The analyses highlighted three main issues:

  • The targets set for the various sectors can be achieved by means of a range of different strategies.
  • From a macroeconomic perspective, all implementation strategies covered by the study are…

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EU Environment and Climate Change Policies

State of play, current and future challenges

authors: Herold, A. | Cook, V. | Baron, Y. | Cames, M. | Gores, S. | Graichen, J. | Kasten, P. | Mehlhart, G. | Siemons, A. | Urrutia, C. | Wolff, F.
Year of publication: 09 / 2019

This study reviews the state of play of on environmental and climate legislation in the EU and pinpoints key challenges for the next five years. Part 1 of this study summarizes the status of EU legislation, major EU targets and…

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End-of-Life Management of Batteries in the Off-Grid Solar Sector

How to deal with hazardous battery waste from solar power projects in developing countries?

authors: Manhart, A. | Hilbert, I. | Magalini, F.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

In order to achieve Sustainable Development Goal No. 7 on affordable and clean energy for all, many developing countries initiated ambitious energy access programs that are often supported by the international donor community. Many of…

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FAQ “Extending the life span of home appliances”

Year of publication: 10 / 2018

Repair or replace? Extending the life-span of your home appliances – FAQs and helpful hints

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Study in support of evaluation of the Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators - Final Report

Under the Framework contract on economic analysis of environmental and resource efficiency policies ENV.F.1./FRA/2014/0063

authors: Stahl, H. | Baron, Y. | Hay, D. | Hermann, A. | Baroni, L. | Rademaekers, K. | Williams, R. | Pahal, S.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

This evaluation study assesses whether Directive 2006/66/EC adequately addresses and implements the Directive’s objectives and whether the Directive’s legal requirements at the EU level and their implementation at the Member State level…

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


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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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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United by Football

Sustainability Concept UEFA EURO 2024 Germany

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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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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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ETC/ACM Technical Paper 2017/13

Analysis of drivers of historic and future ESD emission trends

authors: Brook, R. | Goodwin, J. | Dauwe, T. | Gores, S. | Förster, H. | Schmid, C. | Neier, H. | Mellios, G.
Year of publication: 03 / 2018

The Effort Sharing Decision (ESD, Decision No 406/2009) establishes national burden sharing targets for EU Member States. It focusses on those categories that are not covered by the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and those that do not…

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The Vision Scenario for the European Union

2017 Update for the EU-28

authors: Matthes, F. | Blanck, R. | Greiner, B. | Zimmer, W. | Cook, V.
Year of publication: 02 / 2018

Global climate change, finite fossil and nuclear resources and the vulnerability of economies and consumers to increasing and volatile prices of fossil energies are the challenges which will determine energy and climate policies for the…

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Refrigerants and Foam-blowing Agents in Household Refrigerating Appliances – Facts and Policy Recommendations

Oeko-Institut Working Paper 1/2018

authors: Rüdenauer, I. | Prieß, R.
Year of publication: 02 / 2018

Refrigerants and foam-blowing agents have a long history of being criticized for their environmental impact. In Europe, mostly natural refrigerants and foam-blowing agents (mainly cyclopentante and isobutane) are nowadays used in…

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Concept for a data and knowledge information system on mineral mining and trade and related environmental and socioeconomic issues 1.0

STRADE Concept 01/2018

authors: Degreif, S. | Manhart, A. | Schüler, D.
Year of publication: 01 / 2018

The STRADE project has developed a concept for a data and knowledge information system on mineral mining and trade and related environmental and socio-economic issues. It combines global and EU mining and trade data with information on…

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Germany's Electric Future

Coal phase-out 2035

authors: Matthes, F. | Emele, L. | Hermann, H. | Loreck, C. | Peter, F. | Ziegenhagen, I. | Cook, V.
Year of publication: 10 / 2017

The planet has a limit and it shows us this forcefully. With record temperatures, melting poles, acidified seas. With dying species. Not least of all, humans are affected: every year the emissions of coal-fired power plants in Germany…

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International Climate Initiatives – A way forward to close the emissions gap?

Initiatives’ potential and role under the Paris Agreement - Final Report

authors: Graichen, J. | Healy, S. | Siemons, A. | Höhne, N. | Kuramochi, T. | Gonzales-Zuñiga, S. | Sterl, S. | Kersting, J. | Wachsmuth, J.
Year of publication: 09 / 2017

Current commitments under the Paris Agreement are not sufficient to limit global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels; the UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2015 showed that a mitigation gap of 14  GtCO2e exists for 2030.…

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Vulnerability of CDM Projects for Discontinuation of Mitigation Activities

Assessment of Project Vulnerability and Options to Support Continued Mitigation

authors: Warnecke, C. | Day, T. | Schneider, L. | Cames, M. | Healy, S. | Harthan, R. | Tewari, R. | Höhne, N.
Year of publication: 05 / 2017

This study forms part of a broader project, supported by the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt, UBA), with the primary objective to analyse the current situation and development of the international carbon markets.

This report…

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Pointing the way for society - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2016

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2017

Study on Technical Assistance in Realisation of the 2016 Report on Renewable Energy, in preparation of the Renewable Energy Package for the Period 2020 -2030 in the European Union ("RES-Study")

ENER/C1/2014 -688

authors: Bauknecht, D. | Förster, H. | Hünecke, K. | Bracker, J. | Bürger, V. | Cook, V. | Emele, L. | Heinemann, C. | Hesse, T. | Kasten, P. | Keimeyer, F. | Monteforte, M. | Ritter, D. | Schütte, S. | Vogel, M. | Winger, C. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Capros, P. | de Vita, A. | Evangelopoulou, S. | Lescot, D. | Tuille, F. | Courtel, J. | Olesen, A. | Laugesen, F. | Brodsted, M. | Najdawi, C. | Brückmann, R.
Year of publication: 03 / 2017

The objective of this study is to provide technical assistance in the preparation of the 2016 Report on Renewable Energy, in preparation of the Renewable Energy Package for the period 2020-2030 in the European Union. Key findings are:

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Life-cycle comparison of reusable and non-reusable crockery for mass catering in the USA

Study commissioned by MEIKO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Offenburg, Germany

authors: Antony, F. | Gensch, C.
Year of publication: 03 / 2017

The aim of the project was an evaluation of the ecological impacts of two systems, i.e. returnable and non-returnable crockery along the respective life stages. In methodological terms, the study is based on a product-related life cycle…

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