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Conversion Necessities in Climate and Energy System Modelling

authors: Emele, L. | Förster, H. | Glauer, M. | Hofmann, C. | Hülk, L. | Reder, K. | Stappel, M. | Winger, C.
Year of publication: 07 / 2020

With this briefing we provide definitions for units and metrics commonly used in climate and energy modelling. We provide this briefing, because in climate and energy system modelling,the same data can be represented using a diverse set…

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Identification of user requirements for an energy scenario database

authors: Reder, K. | Stappel, M. | Hoffmann, C. | Förster, H. | Emele, L. | Hülk, L. | Glauer, M.
Year of publication: 01 / 2020

Energy scenarios assist decision making regarding the transformation of the energy supply system. A multitude of scenarios exists in various formats. Thus, for scientists and policy stakeholders alike, it remains difficult to distinguish…

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Tackling the Challenges of Assessing Collective Progress for an Effective Global Stocktake

Executive Summary

authors: Jeffery, L. | Siemons, A. | Förster, H. | Hermwille, L.
Year of publication: 11 / 2019

The Paris Agreement combines collective goals with individual countries’ contributions. This hybrid approach does not guarantee that the individual contributions add up to what is required to meet the collective goals.

The Paris…

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EEA Report No 15/2019

Trends and projections in Europe 2019: Tracking progress towards Europe's climate and energy targets

authors: Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Nissen, C. | Renders, N. | Dael, S. | Sporer, M. | Tomescu, M.
Year of publication: 10 / 2019

The annual ‘Trends and projections’ report provides an assessment of the progress of the EU and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy targets. It is based on national data for greenhouse gas emissions, renewable…

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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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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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EEA Report No 16/2018

Trends and projections in Europe 2018: Tracking progress towards Europe's climate and energy targets

authors: Dael, S. | Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Nissen, C. | Pupo Nogueira de Oliveira, L. | Renders, N. | Sporer, M. | Tomescu, M.
Year of publication: 11 / 2018

This report is part of the ‘Trends and Projections in Europe: 2018: Tracking progress towards Europe’s climate and energy targets,’ package. It is based on the most recent reported and approximated data from EU Member States on…

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Eionet Report — ETC/ACM 2018/11

Emission trends under the Effort Sharing legislation: An analysis of sectoral trends covered by the Effort Sharing legislation

authors: Gores, S. | Förster, H. | Nissen, C. | Brook, R. | Goodwin, J. | Schmid, C.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

The Effort Sharing Decision (ESD, Decision No 406/2009) and the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR, Regulation (EU) 2018/842) establish national targets for EU Member States (MS). The ESR focusses on those emissions that are not covered by…

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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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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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ETC/ACM Technical Paper 2017/8

Assessment of Member States’ 2017 GHG projections

authors: Schmid, C. | Neier, H. | Burgstaller, J. | Dauwe, T. | Mellios, G. | Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Zell-Ziegler, C.
Year of publication: 12 / 2017

This report provides a summary of the assessment of the EU Member States’ submission under Article 14 of the Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) in 2017. Under this obligation EU Member States have to submit updated GHG projections and…

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ETC/ACM Technical Paper 2017/9

Quality assurance and quality control procedure for national and Union GHG projections

authors: Schmid, C. | Neier, H. | Burgstaller, J. | Dauwe, T. | Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Zell-Ziegler, C.
Year of publication: 12 / 2017

The quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) procedure is an element of the QA/QC programme of the Union system for policies and measures and projections to be established in 2017 according to Article 12 of the MMR. The European…

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EEA Report No 17/2017

Tracking progress towards Europe's climate and energy targets

authors: Barbu, A. | Dejean, F. | Sporer, M. | Tomescu, M. | Förster, H. | Siemons, A. | Böttcher, H. | Gores, S. | Pupo Nogueira de Oliveira, L.
Year of publication: 10 / 2017

The 2017 edition of the annual European Environment Agency (EEA) report, Trends and projections in Europe, provides an updated assessment of the progress of the European Union (EU) and European countries towards their climate…

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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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EEA Report No 29/2016

Trends and projections in Europe 2016 - Tracking progress towards Europe's climate and energy targets

authors: Förster, H. | Healy, S. | Gores, S.
Year of publication: 12 / 2016

The 2016 edition of the annual EEA report, Trends and projections in Europe, provides an updated assessment of the progress of the EU and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy targets.

The report was prepared on…

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Climate Protection Scenario 2050

Summary of second final report

authors: Repenning, J. | Emele, L. | Blanck, R. | Dehoust, G. | Förster, H. | Harthan, R. | Hennenberg, K. | Hermann, H. | Jörß, W. | Ludig, S. | Loreck, C. | Scheffler, M. | Schumacher, K. | Wiegmann, K. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Cook, V. | Braungardt, S. | Eichhammer, W. | Elsland, R. | Fleiter, T. | Hartwig, J. | Kockat, J. | Pfluger, B. | Schade, W. | Schlomann, B. | Sensfuß, F. | Ziesing, H.
Year of publication: 07 / 2016

The results of the first round of modelling were published in August 2014. The results of the second round of modelling are now available and are provided in this report. Three scenarios were created for the time frame up to 2050. The…

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Renewable energy in Europe 2016 - Recent growth and knock-on effects

EEA Report No 4/2016

authors: Tomescu, M. | Moorkens, I. | Wetzels, W. | Emele, L. | Förster, H.
Year of publication: 03 / 2016

This report complements the findings shown in the "Trends and Projections in Europe 2015 - Tracking progress towards Europe`s climate and energy targets" report with details about the 2013 renewable energy sources (RES) progress at EU…

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Quality assurance and quality control procedure for national and Union GHG projections 2015

ETC/ACM Technical Paper 2015/11

authors: Schmid, C. | Burgstaller, J. | Dauwe, T. | Mellios, G. | Förster, H. | Gores, S.
Year of publication: 02 / 2016

The quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) procedure is an element of the QA/QC programme of the Union system for policies and measures and projections to be established in 2015 according to Article 12 of the MMR. The European…

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Trends and projections in Europe 2015 - Tracking progress towards Europe`s climate and energy targets

EEA Report No 4/2015

authors: Barbu, A. | Dejean, F. | Tomescu, M. | Böttcher, H. | Cludius, J. | Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Healy, S. | Schumacher, K. | Siemons, A. | Renders, N.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

The annual EEA `Trends and projections` report provides an updated assessment of progress made by the European Union (EU) and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy targets. It also presents some analysis of the…

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Assessment of Member States’ GHG projections 2015

ETC/ACM Technical Paper 2015/10

authors: Schmid, C. | Burgstaller, J. | Dauwe, T. | Mellios, G. | Förster, H. | Gores, S. | Zell-Ziegler, C.
Year of publication: 09 / 2015

This report provides a summary of the assessment of the EU Member States’ (MS) submission under Article 14 of the Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)in 2015. The underlying quality assurance (QA) procedure (ETC Technical Paper…

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