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Climate impact of pyrolysis of waste plastic packaging in comparison with reuse and mechanical recycling

authors: Möck, A. | Bulach, W. | Betz, J.
Year of publication: 09 / 2022

Commissioned by Zero Waste Europe and the Rethink Plastic alliance to the Oeko-Institut, this study compares seven scenarios for the future of plastic packaging in the European Union (EU) from a climate perspective, following the…

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A Grid Model Comparison Experiment: Insights from the discussion of differences in model formulation in the harmonization process

author: Flachsbarth, F.
Year of publication: 09 / 2022

Presentation by Franziska Flachsbarth, International Conference on Operations Research - OR 2022, 6. - 9.9.2022

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Gesundes Essen fürs Klima

Präsentation auf der Pressekonferenz am 06.09.2022

Veröffentlichungsdatum: 09 / 2022

Stellen wir die Ernährung in Deutschland so um, dass sie für Menschen und den Planeten gesund ist, benötigen wir nur noch 56 Prozent der heute genutzten Ackerfläche und 45 Prozent der Grünlandfläche. Gleichzeitig sparen wir rund drei…

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Mobility Sector

Roadmap for Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials until 2050

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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Impact chains of energy sufficiency policies: A proposal for visualization and possibilities for integration into energy modeling

authors: Zell-Ziegler, C. | Thema, J.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

Impact chains are used in many different fields of research to depict the various impacts of an activity and to visualize the system in which this activity is embedded. Research has not yet conceptualized impact chains specifically for…

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Impact of a ban of fossil heating technologies on NECPS and national energy dependency

authors: Braungardt, S. | Bürger, V. | Stein, V.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

This report investigates the potential impact of an EU ban on sales of fossil boilers on achievement of existing targets for heating decarbonisation and energy dependency of the individual Member States.

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What are the risks of nuclear power plants in wartime?

authors: Herviou, K. | Meshkati, N. | Ustohalova, V. | Gupta, O.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

Key takeaways

  • The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is unprecedented in terms of nuclear safety. It is the first armed conflict in a country with a major nuclear programme: Ukraine
    derives about 50% of its energy from fission.
  • A…

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Rebasing the Cap and strengthening the Market Stability Reserve in the EU ETS until 2030

Interim report

authors: Cludius, J. | Graichen, J.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

The EU Commission has proposed to reduce emissions in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) by 61 % up to 2030. Apart from the cap, the market stability reserve (MSR) regulates supply and scarcity on the carbon market. This…

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Building a database for energy sufficiency policies

authors: Best, B. | Thema, J. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Wiese, F. | Barth, J. | Breidenbach, S. | Nascimento, L. | Wilke, H.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

Sufficiency measures are potentially decisive for the decarbonisation of energy systems but rarely considered in energy policy and modelling. Just as efficiency and renewable energies, the diffusion of demand-side solutions to climate…

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Data harmonisation for energy system analysis – Example of multi-model experiments

authors: Gardian, H. | Beck, J. | Koch, M. | Kunze, R. | Muschner, C. | Hülk, L. | Bucksteeg, M.
Year of publication: 07 / 2022

A variety of models have emerged in the field of energy system analysis to answer a wide range of research questions centred around a sustainable future for the energy sector. Even models designed to address similar issues often have a…

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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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Identifying Challenges & Required Actions for Responsible Sourcing in the e-Mobility Sector

RE-SOURCING Briefing document No. 12

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

Within the road transportation sector, the lithium-ion battery vehicles are playing an important role in the global effort to achieve the targets set under the Paris Agreement. This briefing document summarises the State-of-play and…

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Technical support for RES policy development and implementation

authors: Tallat-Kelpšaitė, J. | Brückmann, R. | Banasiak, J. | Kokkonen, S. | Szabo, J. | Bauknecht, D. | Seebach, D. | Vogel, M. | Potestio, S. | Chevillard, N.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

This interim study report of the “RES Simplify” project provides insights on the simplification of permission and administrative procedures for renewable energy installations. Based on desktop research and stakeholder interviews, the…

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At other countries' expense?

Sustainability dimensions for green hydrogen imports

Year of publication: 06 / 2022

Presentation by Dr. Roman Mendelevitch and Christoph Heineman, Oeko-Institute's Annual Conference 2022, 22. June 2022, dbb forum, Berlin

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At other countries' expense?

Lithium-Ion Batteries as Backbone of the Mobility Transition

author: Betz, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

Presentation by Dr. Johannes Betz, Oeko-Institute's Annual Conference 2022, 22. June 2022, dbb forum, Berlin

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Closing an open balance: the impact of increased tree harvest on forest carbon

authors: Soimakallio, S. | Böttcher, H. | Niemi, J. | Mosley, F. | Turunen, S. | Hennenberg, K. | Reise, J. | Fehrenbach, H.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

Fossil-based emissions can be avoided by using wood in place of non-renewable raw materials as energy and materials. However, wood harvest influences forest carbon stocks. Increased harvest may reduce the overall climate benefit of wood…

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Renewable space heating under the revised Renewable Energy Directive

ENER/C1/2018-494 : final report

authors: Kranzl, L. | Fallahnejad, M. | Büchele, R. | Müller, A. | Hummel, M. | Fleiter, T. | Mandel, T. | Bagheri, M. | Deac, G. | Bernath, C. | Miosga, J. | Kiefer, C. | Fragoso, J. | Braungardt, S. | Bürger, V. | Spasova, D. | Viegand, J. | Naeraa, R. | Forthuber, S.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

Space and water heating accounts for almost one third of the European final energy consumption. Thus, the sector needs special attention in the decarbonisation process. This study aims to provide a better information basis for policy…

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District heating and cooling in the European Union

Overview of markets and regulatory frameworks under the revised Renewable Energy Directive

authors: Bacquet, A. | Galindo Fernández, M. | Oger, A. | Themessl, N. | Fallahnejad, M. | Popovski, E. | Steinbach, J. | Bürger, V. | Köhler, B. | Braungardt, S. | Billerbeck, A. | Breitschopf, B. | Winkler, J.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

This study contributes to an enhanced knowledge of European District Heating and Cooling (DHC) markets, needed to develop policies, initiatives and projects contributing to achieving the decarbonization targets set by the European Green…

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Policy support for heating and cooling decarbonisation

Roadmap

authors: Gerard, F. | Smit, T. | Rademaekers, K. | Braungardt, S. | Monejar Montagud, . | Guevara Opinska, L.
Year of publication: 06 / 2022

The heating and cooling (H&C) sector is responsible for a central part of the EU’s energy demand, representing roughly half of the final energy consumption. As such, the decarbonisation of the H&C sector is crucial for a successful…

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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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