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Synthetic fuels – How can they support climate protection efficiently?

Requirements and needs for regulation supporting a sustainable use of synthetic fuels

authors: Kasten, P. | Timpe, C.
Year of publication: 01 / 2019

Presentation by Peter Kasten and Christof Timpe, „Fuels of the Future“ conference. Berlin, 21 January 2019

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How to reach the EU renewables target by 2030? An analysis of the governance framework

authors: Veum, K. | Bauknecht, D.
Year of publication: 01 / 2019

EEA Report No 21/2018: Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2018

authors: Jörß, W. | Ludig, S.
Year of publication: 12 / 2018

Data reported by companies on the production, import, export and destruction of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union, 2007-2017.

The report was prepared on behalf of the European Environment Agency, as partner of the Europ…

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EEA Report No 20/2018

Renewable energy in Europe - 2018: Recent growth and knock-on effects

authors: Das, A. | Emele, L. | Meinke-Hubeny, F. | Moorkens, I. | Nissen, C. | Tomescu, M.
Year of publication: 12 / 2018

This report introduces several methods the European Environment Agency (EEA) has developed for assessing and communicating early RES growth and the important knock-on effects that RES growth has on the energy sector and related areas.…

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Transitioning to zero-emission heavy-duty freight vehicles

A system perspective on zero-emission heavy-duty road freight transport and challenges for a successful market entry

author: Hacker, F.
Year of publication: 12 / 2018

Presentation by Florian Hacker, 4.12.2018, Brussels

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Accounting for the Linking of Emissions Trading Systems under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement

Discussion paper prepared for the International Carbon Action Partnership

authors: Schneider, L. | Cludius, J. | La Hoz Theuer, S.
Year of publication: 11 / 2018

By allowing allowances from one jurisdiction to be used for compliance in another jurisdiction, linking of ETSs enables mitigation to take place wherever it is cheapest. Emissions can thus shift across jurisdictions and over time. An…

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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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When less is more: limits to international transfers under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

authors: La Hoz Theuer, S. | Schneider, L. | Broekhoff, D.
Year of publication: 11 / 2018

International carbon markets can be an important tool in achieving countries’ mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement, but they are subject to a number of environmental integrity risks. An important risk is that some countries have…

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The Cotton Supply Chain in Ethiopia

A country-focused commodity analysis in the context of the Bio-Macht project

authors: Hilbert, I. | Schleicher, T. | Amera, T. | Hennenberg, K.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

The overall aim of this study is to trace the current supply chain of the commodity cotton in Ethiopia. Furthermore, a special focus of the study is placed on the local impact and role of certification and due diligence schemes. In the…

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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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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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Alternative drive trains and fuels in road freight transport – recommendations for action in Germany

authors: Plötz, P. | Gnann, T. | Wietschel, M. | Kluschke, P. | Doll, C. | Hacker, F. | Blanck, R. | Jöhrens, J. | Helms, H. | Lambrecht, U. | Dünnebeil, F.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

This paper develops theses and recommendations for action on climate protection in road freight transport in Germany. Scientists from the Fraunhofer ISI, Oeko-Institut and Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (ifeu) have…

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EEA Report No 17/2018

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2017

author: Emele, L.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

This report provides GHG emissions estimates for the EU-28 plus Iceland for 2017. This Executive Summary includes an analysis of the important changes in GHG emissions across the EU, by sector and by Member State. Emissions for EU plus…

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EEA Report No 14/2018

Trends and projections in the EU ETS in 2018: The EU Emissions Trading System in numbers

Year of publication: 10 / 2018

The report provides an analysis of past, present and future emissions trends under the EU ETS, based on the latest data and information available from the European Commission and Member States. It also analyses the balance between supply…

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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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Rights of consumers for prolonging the useful life of products

Background Paper

author: Gailhofer, P.
Year of publication: 10 / 2018

What are my rights if I want my product to have a longer useful life? As a consumer in Germany, you can make use of a range of legal provisions to extend the useful life of your products. It is worth knowing your rights, not just for…

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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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NDC Accounting Rules

authors: Graichen, J. | Blank, D. | Graichen, V. | Harthan, R. | Herold, A. | Böttcher, H.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

The requirement to account for the emissions and removals corresponding to the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was introduced nearly three years ago by the Parties to the UNFCCC. Since then, there have been further…

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Accounting of the land-use sector in nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement

authors: Herold, A. | Böttcher, H.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

In terms of measuring and also accounting the land-use sector is special in many senses, a circumstance that motivated the extra-effort on the elaboration of a specific guide. The guide starts with a comparison of the different available…

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Lifecycle assessment of methyltetrahydrofuran, methylfuran and butanone as tailor-made fuel components

Accompanying environmental assessment within the Cluster Tailor-made fuels from Biomass at RWTH Aachen University

authors: Sutter, J. | Merz, C.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

The Cluster “Tailor-made fuels from biomass” at RWTH Aachen University screens a wide variety of potential lignocellulose-based molecules with promising properties as fuel components. For four selected candidates detailed production…

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