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Transition to sound recycling of e-waste and car waste in developing countries

Lessons learned from implementing the Best-of-two-Worlds concept in Ghana and Egypt

authors: Buchert, M. | Manhart, A. | Mehlhart, G. | Degreif, S. | Schleicher, T. | Meskers, C. | Picard, M. | Weber, F. | Walgenbach, S. | Kummer, T. | Blank, R. | Allam, H. | Meinel, J. | Ahiayibor, V.
Year of publication: 01 / 2016

A synthesis report of the project Global Circular Economy of Strategic Metals – Best-of-two-Worlds approach (Bo2W)(FKZ 033R097A – D)

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Going beyond 40% - options to ensure LULUCF maintains the high environmental integrity of the EU climate and energy package

Report prepared for Fern

Year of publication: 01 / 2016

The aim of this study is to develop options to identify LULUCF credits with high environmental integrity that could help the EU to formulate a target for the sector. These options are developed by applying criteria and indicators that…

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EEA Technical Report No 22/2015: Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2014

Aggregated data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union

author: Jörß, W.
Year of publication: 12 / 2015

Summary of data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union. This report is based on submissions for 2014, the first reporting year under the new F-Gas Regulation…

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A non-land policy for global sustainable land use?

Ökologisches Wirtschaften 4 / 2015, S. 40-44

authors: Kaphengst, T. | Wolff, F. | Wunder, S.
Year of publication: 12 / 2015

What are new ways and future options for the international governance of sustainable land use? Effective policies towards more sustainable land use should not only deal with land and soil. These policies need to address various drivers…

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Future Governance of European Tracking Systems

Deliverable 8.1 of the RE-DISS II Project

authors: Seebach, D. | Timpe, C. | Klimscheffskij, M. | Lescot, D. | Lerche Raadal, H. | Raimundo, C. | Tschernutter, A.
Year of publication: 11 / 2015

The RE-DISS II project team has intensively consulted competent bodies and responsible governmental organisations for electricity disclosure and guarantees of origin, as well as other stakeholders in order to identify the specific needs…

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Reliable Disclosure in Europe: Status, Improvements and Perspectives

Final Report from the project “Reliable Disclosure Systems for Europe - Phase II” (RE-DISS II)

authors: Seebach, D. | Timpe, C. | Klimscheffskij, M. | Lescot, D. | Lerche Raadal, H. | Raimundo, C. | Tschernutter, A.
Year of publication: 11 / 2015

This report summarises the results of the “Reliable Disclosure Systems for Europe – Phase II” (RE-DISS II) project, which was supported by the European Commission through the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme (contract no.…

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Emission Reduction Targets for International Aviation and Shipping

Year of publication: 11 / 2015

This study commissioned by the European Parliament provides an overview of potential CO2 mitigation targets for international aviation and maritime transport and analyses which targets would be compatible with the global long-term goal…

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Recycling of Hard Disk Drives – Analysing the optimal dismantling depth for recyclers in developing countries and emerging economies

Global Circular Economy of Strategic Metals – the Best-of-two-Worlds Approach (Bo2W)

authors: Manhart, A. | Buchert, M. | Degreif, S. | Mehlhart, G. | Meinel, J.
Year of publication: 11 / 2015

The report was produced as part of the BMBF-funded project “Global circular economy of strategic metals - best-of-two-worlds approach (Bo2W)” and addresses the recycling of hard disk drives from electronic waste (e-waste). Hard disk…

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Mitigation Commitments and Fair Effort Sharing in a New Comprehensive Climate Agreement Starting 2020

authors: Ancygier, A. | Cantzler, J. | Fekete, H. | Hagemann, M. | Höhne, N. | Kandy, D. | Kästner, A. | Kersting, J. | Köhne, A. | Lindberg, M. | Mersmann, F. | Obergassel, W. | Siemons, A. | Schumacher, K. | Wang-Helmreich, H. | Wehnert, T.
Year of publication: 11 / 2015

In 2015, all countries are requested to submit their intended mitigation contributions (INDCs) for the new climate agreement which is to be agreed in December 2015. This report analyses the INDCs of 10 selected countries with regard to…

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The EU-Stresstest

author: Pistner, C.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

Presentation by Dr. Christoph Pistner, Deputy Head of Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety Division, Tokyo, Japan, 23.10.2015

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Nuclear Power in Germany

A short overview

author: Pistner, C.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

Presentation by Dr. Christoph Pistner, Deputy Head of Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety Division, Tokyo, Japan, 23.10.2015

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Accident Management before and after Fukushima

author: Pistner, C.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

Presentation by Dr. Christoph Pistner, Deputy Head of Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety Division, Tokyo, Japan, 23.10.2015

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Availability of offsets for a global market-based mechanism for international aviation

Briefing paper

author: Cames, M.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

At its 37th Assembly, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) agreed a global aspirational goal of Carbon Neutral Growth by 2020 (CNG 2020). In 2013, ICAO established working groups for developing a Global Market-Based…

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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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Resource-Efficient Land Use – Towards a Global Sustainable Land Use Standard (GLOBALANDS)

authors: Fritsche, U. R. | Eppler, U. | Heyen, D. | Iriarte, L. | Kaphengst, T. | Laaks, S. | Lutzenberger, A. | Wolff, F. | Wunder, S.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

Given the challenges of future land use policies addressing sustainable natural resources management and socioeconomic aspects, the inter- and transdisciplinary GLOBALANDS (Global Land Use and Sustainability) project identified relevant…

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EEA Technical report No 15/2015: Approximated EU GHG inventory

Proxy GHG estimates for 2014

authors: Emele, L. | Herold, A. | Jörß, W. | Zell-Ziegler, C. | Fernandez, R. | Ntemiri, S.
Year of publication: 10 / 2015

This report provides proxy estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union (EU) and its Member States for the year 2014, covering the full GHG inventory (all sectors, except Land use, land-use change and forestry…

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Electricity Disclosure and Carbon Footprinting: Effects and incentives resulting from different approaches to account for electricity consumption in carbon footprints

Deliverable 6.2 of the RE-DISS II Project

authors: Seebach, D. | Timpe, C.
Year of publication: 09 / 2015

This discussion paper has been elaborated as Deliverable 6.2 of the “Reliable Disclosure Systems for Europe –Phase II (RE-DISS II)” project, which was supported by the European Commission through the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE)…

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The environmental impact of eco-innovations: the case of EU residential electricity use

authors: Braungardt, S. | Elsland, R. | Eichhammer, W.
Year of publication: 09 / 2015

Even though environmental innovations are generally considered a key element towards a green growth strategy, especially for the case of energy efficiency innovations, the impact on climate goals has been subject to a long-running…

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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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Revision of REACH Annexes for Nanomaterials – Position Paper

authors: Hermann, A. | Azoulay, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2015

REACH is the primary EU regulation on chemicals to address the health, safety, and environmental risks of substances produced or put on the market in the European Union. REACH and several of its Annexes flesh out the duties that…

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