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Methanol as a marine fuel

Advantages and limitations

authors: Wissner, N. | Healy, S. | Cames, M. | Sutter, J.
Year of publication: 03 / 2023

E‑Methanol is prominently discussed as a potential candidate to decarbonise deep-sea shipping. This study assesses whether the potential benefits and risks of e‑methanol are sufficiently reflected in the current discussion and whether…

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RE-SOURCING: Roadmap for Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials until 2050 – Mobility Sector

authors: Degreif, S. | Betz, J.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

The transformation of the mobility sector is essential in order to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals. A 90% reduction in transport-related emissions by 2050 is needed to achieve climate neutrality. To achieve this, a major contribu tion…

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Meeting the Milestones in the Responsible Sourcing Roadmap

Good Practice Guidelines for the Mobility Sector

authors: Degreif, S. | Betz, J. | Farooki, M.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

The good practice guidelines on responsible sourcing (RS) in the mobility sector outline outstanding key practices distilled from the RE-SOURCING Project’s research and consultations on the mobility sector. To promote peer learning and…

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Klimaschutzbeitrag verschiedener CO2-Preispfade in den BEHG-Sektoren Verkehr, Gebäude und Industrie

Autoren: Harthan, R. | Repenning, J. | Blanck, R. | Emele, L. | Görz, W. | Kasten, P. | Moosmann, L. | Deurer, J. | Steinbach, J. | Fleiter, T. | Rehfeldt, M.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 05 / 2022

Diese Studie untersucht, wie sich verschiedene CO2-Preise im Rahmen des Brennstoffemissionshandelsgesetzes (BEHG) auf die Zielerreichung im Jahr 2030 auswirken. Neben der Wahl des CO2-Preispfades unterscheiden sich die Sensitivitäten in…

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Making transformations equitable - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2021

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

Luftqualität in der Stadt – gemeinsam weiterdenken

Handlungsempfehlungen zur Koordination der Luftreinhalteplanung mit anderen umweltbezogenen Planungen

Autoren: Degreif, S. | Minnich, L. | Fischer, H. | Ruther-Mehlis, A. | Wursthorn, H. | Diegmann, V.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 03 / 2022

Umweltbezogene Fachplanungen wie die Luftreinhalteplanung, die Lärmaktionsplanung, die Landschaftsplanung, die Verkehrsplanung oder die Klimaanpassungsplanung haben zahlreiche Überscheidungspunkte. In der Praxis werden die…

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Towards a Green Economy

Successfully shaping structual change

authors: Heyen, D. | Gensch, C. | Gsell, M. | Hacker, F. | Hünecke, K. | Scherf, C. | Ostertag, K. | Doll, C. | Grimm, A. | Marscheider-Weidemann, F. | Sartorius, C.
Year of publication: 02 / 2022

This publication presents key messages and recommendations for successfully shaping structural change towards a Green Economy. The publication results from the REFOPLAN-project „Ökologischer Strukturwandel“ (Ecological structural change,…

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Ready to go? Technology Readiness and Life-cycle Emissions of Electric Road Systems

A discussion paper from the CollERS2 project

authors: Widegren, F. | Helms, H. | Hacker, F. | Andersson, M. | Gnann, T. | Eriksson, M. | Plötz, P.
Year of publication: 02 / 2022

The present discussion paper is the result of an international collaboration on ERS research, the CollERS2 project. It summarizes key results of the first workshop with Swedish and German participants held in November 2021. This paper…

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Integration of maritime transport in the EU Emissions Trading System

authors: Wissner, N. | Cames, M. | Defour, S. | Abbasov, F. | Armstrong, J.
Year of publication: 07 / 2021

Maritime transport contributes 2-3% to global greenhouse gas emissions. It is, nevertheless, the only sector which is not yet subject to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets and policies in the European Union (EU). It is imperative…

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Ammonia as a marine fuel

Risks and perspectives

authors: Cames, M. | Wissner, N. | Sutter, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2021

The decarbonization of the shipping sectorultimatelyrequiresthe switch to alternative post-fossil fuels. Ammonia has recently received increasing attention as a potential marine fuelthat could drive thisdecarbonization.In the context of…

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Resource consumption of the passenger vehicle sector in Germany until 2035 – the impact of different drive systems

Study on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

authors: Betz, J. | Buchert, M. | Dolega, P. | Bulach, W.
Year of publication: 05 / 2021

The annual crude oil demand for passenger cars in Germany can be reduced by 56 percent by 2035 compared to 2020 if the share of electric passenger cars in German registrations rises to 100 percent until then. These savings significantly…

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Options for regulating the climate impacts of aviation

Year of publication: 05 / 2021

Aviation is the most environmentally-damaging mode of transport and contributes substantially to global warming. At the same time, aviation enjoys numerous privileges compared to other modes of transport. Kerosene is exempt from the…

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Using knowledge to cope with crisis - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2020

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2021

State of Play and Roadmap Concept: Mobility Sector

RE-SOURCING Deliverable 4.2

authors: Betz, J. | Degreif, S. | Dolega, P.
Year of publication: 04 / 2021

Meeting the Paris Agreement’s goals requires transformation in the mobility sector. Battery electric vehicle technology today offers a promising technology to  achieve the necessary changes and transform the sector. Yet this…

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Key Messages on Electric Roads

Executive Summary from the CollERS Project

authors: Gustavsson, M. | Mottschall, M. | Hacker, F. | Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Johnsson, F. | Taljegård, M. | Bernecker, T. | Engwall, M. | Almestrand Linné, P. | Hasselgren, B. | Lindgren, M.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

Electric road systems (ERS) enable electric power transfer to moving vehicles by means of overhead lines, rails or wireless technology. ERS constitutes a new type of technological system (“permanent pick-up”) that is a paradigm shift…

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Connecting Countries by Electric Roads

Methodology for Feasibility Analysis of a Transnational ERS Corridor

authors: Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Lambrecht, U. | Spathelf, F. | Mottschall, M. | Hacker, F. | Jelica, D. | Alfredsson, H. | Gustavsson, M. | Nebauer, G. | Schubert, M. | Almestrand Linné, P. | Nordin, L. | Taljegård, M.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

The present study aims at discussing relevant aspects for a potential roll-out of Electric Road Systems (ERS) on transnational corridors, as well as generally for ERS introduction in Europe.

Feasibility criteria have thus been developed…

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Bottom-Up Strategies for Shared Mobility and Practices in Urban Housing to Improve Sustainable Planning

authors: Deffner, J. | Joost, J. | Weber, M. | Stieß, I.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

Recent years have seen the development of numerous innovations in social, constructional, and transportation planning for different forms of communal housing. They illustrate how more sustainable practices in transport and land use can…

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Options for multilateral initiatives to close the global 2030 climate ambition and action gap - Policy field synthetic e-fuels

authors: Cames, M. | Böttcher, H. | Fuentes Hutfilter, U. | Wilson, R.
Year of publication: 01 / 2021

Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement requires increased global climate action, especially towards the production and use of synthetic e-fuels. This paper focuses on aviation and maritime transport and the role of green hydrogen for…

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Real-world experiences of ERS

Best practices from demonstration projects in Sweden and Germany

authors: Gustavsson, M. | Lindgren, M. | Helms, H. | Mottschall, M.
Year of publication: 09 / 2020

The purpose of this report is to report best practices from

  • demonstrations of ERS technologies along public roads in Sweden, and
  • procurement and the start of ERS demonstration projects in Germany.

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Plug-in hybrid electric cars: Market development, technical analysis and CO₂ emission scenarios for Germany

Study on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Autoren: Blanck, R. | Kasten, P. | Jöhrens, J. | Kräck, J. | Räder, D. | Kräck, J. | Mathieu, L.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 09 / 2020

This study examines the deviation of real-world CO₂ emissions of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) from type-approval values, the driving factors of these deviations, and implications for achieving the German climate protection targets for…

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