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The Social Climate Fund – Opportunities and Challenges for the buildings sector

authors: Braungardt, S. | Schumacher, K. | Ritter, D. | Hünecke, K. | Philipps, Z.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

The objective of this study is to analyse the Social Climate Fund (SCF) proposal with respect to the following questions Is the SCF designed to fulfill this promise? Is the budget allocated in a solidary way across Member States…

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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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Measuring a Just Transition in the EU in the context of the 8th Environment Action Programme

An assessment of existing indicators and gaps at the socio-environmental nexus, with suggestions for the way forward

authors: Heyen, D. | Beznea, A. | Hünecke, K. | Williams, R.
Year of publication: 03 / 2021

This paper discusses how to measure whether and to what degree EU environmental policy is socially just by using easily interpretable indicators. Its main task is to assess existing (or officially discussed) European-level indicators at…

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Towards a More Realistic Cost–Benefit Analysis

Attempting to Integrate Transaction Costs and Energy Efficiency Services

authors: Adisorn, T. | Tholen, L. | Thema, J. | Lütkehaus, H. | Braungardt, S. | Hünecke, K. | Schumacher, K.
Year of publication: 12 / 2020

In order to calculate the financial return of energy efficiency measures, a cost–benefit analysis (CBA) is a proven tool for investors. Generally, however, most CBAs for investors have a narrow focus, which is — simply speaking — on…

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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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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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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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Study on impacts on resource efficiency of future EU demand for bioenergy - ReceBio

Final report

authors: Forsell, N. | Korosuo, A. | Havlík, P. | Valin, H. | Lauri, P. | Gusti, M. | Kindermann, G. | Böttcher, H. | Hennenberg, K. | Hünecke, K. | Wiegmann, K. | Pekkanen, M. | Nuolivirta, P. | Bowyer, C. | Nanni, S. | Allen, B. | Poláková, J. | Fitzgerald, J. | Lindner, M.
Year of publication: 05 / 2016

The study examines the resource efficiency implications of various levels of EU use of bioenergy for electricity and heat until 2050. Methods of analysis include an extensive literature and statistical review, detailed modelling of…

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How to end energy poverty? Scrutiny of current EU and Member States instruments

authors: Schumacher, K. | Cludius, J. | Förster, H. | Hünecke, K. | Kenkmann, T. | van Nuffel, L.
Year of publication: 07 / 2015

Policymaking to alleviate energy poverty needs to find a balance between short-term remedies and the resolution of long-term drivers of energy poverty. EU policy might need to work towards a) finding a definition of energy poverty; b)…

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Approximated EU GHG inventory: early estimates for 2011

Technical report No 13/2012

authors: Herold, A. | Hünecke, K. | Döring, U. | Emele, L. | Jörß, W. | Scheffler, M. | Fernandez, R.
Year of publication: 10 / 2012

The objective of this report is to provide an early estimate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the EU-15 and EU-27 for the year 2011. The official submission of 2011 data to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change…

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The “iLUC Factor” as a Means to Hedge Risks of GHG Emissions from Indirect Land Use Change

Sustainability Standards for internationally traded Biomass

authors: Fritsche, U. R. | Hennenberg, K. | Hünecke, K.
Year of publication: 07 / 2010

This “bio-global” project covers methodical aspects concerning climate protection, biodiversity, water and land use, but also aspects related to bioenergy trade and legal issues (e.g., WTO, bilateral agreements). A key element in that…

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Costs and Benefits of Green Public Procurement in Europe

authors: Rüdenauer, I. | Dross, M. | Eberle, U. | Gensch, C. | Graulich, K. | Hünecke, K. | Koch, Y. | Möller, M. | Quack, D. | Seebach, D. | Zimmer, W. | et al.
Year of publication: 01 / 2007

Due to the market power of the purchasing activities of public authorities, green public procurement (GPP) can make an important contribution to reducing environmental impacts and to changing unsustainable production and consumption…

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Sustainability Standards for Bioenergy

authors: Fritsche, U. R. | Hünecke, K. | Hermann, A. | Schulze, F. | Wiegmann, K.
Year of publication: 06 / 2006

This report begins in Section 1 with an introduction to key bioenergy issues, summarizing “drivers”, global potential, the key issues of sustainable biomass and standards.

Section 2 gives a brief description of key potential problems and…

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Criteria for Assessing Environmental, Economic, and Social Aspects of Biofuels in Developing Countries in ecological, social, and economic terms

authors: Fritsche, U. R. | Hünecke, K. | Wiegmann, K.
Year of publication: 01 / 2005

This expertise was produced in order to contribute to the ongoing debate on the economic, development, climate and energy policy dimensions of biofuel imports, e.g. from Brazil, and the associated consequences for the environment,…

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