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Use of E-catalogues in Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP)

Overview of current practices

authors: McLennan, A. | Prakash, S.
Year of publication: 05 / 2022

This pre-study attempts to summarise existing definitions, where they exist, of e-catalogues as developed by key actors in the definition of public procurement practices and present these alongside existing international examples of…

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Economic Measures for Packaging Waste Prevention

authors: Prakash, S. | Michalscheck, M.
Year of publication: 05 / 2022

The main aim in packaging waste prevention must be the reduction of primary re-source use and of waste generated. To exemplify the urgency: if our plastic packag-ing use would continue to grow like it currently does, even with increased…

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The Revision of the European Union Emissions Trading System Directive: Assessing Cap and Market Stability Reserve Reform Options

Study for the Air Pollution and Climate Secretariat (AirClim) and the Life ETX Consortium

authors: Matthes, F. | Cook, V.
Year of publication: 05 / 2022

The modelling exercises show that an isolated analysis of a few reform options for the cap and for the MSR can easily lead to less robust results in view of the different uncertainties. The integrated analysis of the largest possible…

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Klimaschutzbeitrag verschiedener CO2-Preispfade in den BEHG-Sektoren Verkehr, Gebäude und Industrie

Autoren: Harthan, R. | Repenning, J. | Blanck, R. | Emele, L. | Görz, W. | Kasten, P. | Moosmann, L. | Deurer, J. | Steinbach, J. | Fleiter, T. | Rehfeldt, M.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 05 / 2022

Diese Studie untersucht, wie sich verschiedene CO2-Preise im Rahmen des Brennstoffemissionshandelsgesetzes (BEHG) auf die Zielerreichung im Jahr 2030 auswirken. Neben der Wahl des CO2-Preispfades unterscheiden sich die Sensitivitäten in…

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Development of an open framework for a qualitative and quantitative comparison of power system and electricity grid models for Europe

authors: Syranidou, C. | Koch, M. | Matthes, B. | Winger, C. | Linßen, J. | Rehtanz, C. | Stolten, D.
Year of publication: 05 / 2022

The ongoing needs to develop power systems towards more environmentally friendly technologies with respect to climate change in conjunction with the continuous evolution of the respective market conditions is leading to a transition away…

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Impact of model parametrization and formulation on the explorative power of electricity network congestion management models - Insights from a grid model comparison experiment

authors: Hobbie, H. | Mehlem, J. | Wolff, C. | Weber, L. | Flachsbarth, F. | Möst, D. | Moser, A.
Year of publication: 05 / 2022

Integrating increasing shares of weather-dependent renewable energies into energy systems while maintaining high levels of security of supply constitutes a challenge for system operators. The system integration of large shares of…

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Modeling flexibility in energy systems — comparison of power sector models based on simplified test cases

authors: Gils, H. | Gardian, H. | Kittel, M. | Schill, W. | Zerrahn, A. | Murmann, A. | Launer, J. | Fehler, A. | Gaumnitz, F. | van Ouwerkerk, J. | Bußar, C. | Mikurda, J. | Torralba-Diaz, L. | Janßen, T. | Krüger, C.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

Model-based scenario analyses of future energy systems often come to deviating results and conclusions when different models are used. This may be caused by heterogeneous input data and by inherent differences in model formulations. The…

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Impacts of power sector model features on optimal capacity expansion: A comparative study

authors: van Ouwerkerk, J. | Gils, H. | Gardian, H. | Kittel, M. | Schill, W. | Zerrahn, A. | Murmann, A. | Launer, J. | Torralba-Diaz, L. | Bußar, C.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

The transition towards decarbonized energy systems requires the expansion of renewable and flexibility technologies in power sectors. Many powerful tools exist to find optimal capacity expansion. In a stylized comparison of six models,…

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Comparing sustainability of RES- and methane-based hydrogen

Sustainability dimensions, blind spots in current regulation and certification, and potential solutions for hydrogen imports to Europe

authors: Heinemann, C. | Mendelevitch, R. | Seebach, D. | Piria, R. | Eckardt, J. | Honnen, J.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

The regulatory landscape for the sustainability of hydrogen in the EU can be compared to a complex construction site in an early stage of development, where the overall goal is clear, some foundations and cornerstones have been or are…

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City Gold – Metal Stocks with a Future

A Guide

authors: Buchert, M. | Bulach, W.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

The project "KartAL III - Mapping of the Anthropogenic Stock III", commissioned by the Federal Environment Agency, focuses on the recovery options and expected material flows of seven metals and its alloys. In order to significantly…

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Monitoring & evaluation of sustainable public procurement

Practical considerations for establishing an M&E framework

authors: Prakash, S. | McLennan, A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) is an important process which can help track the implementation and impact of sustainable public procurement (SPP). The existence of M&E frameworks for SPP, however, remains rare in practice, and where they…

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Making transformations equitable - Annual Report of the Oeko-Institut 2021

author: v. A.
Year of publication: 04 / 2022

Role of soils in climate change mitigation

authors: Frelih-Larsen, A. | Riedel, A. | Hobeika, M. | Scheid, A. | Gattinger, A. | Niether, W. | Siemons, A.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

Soils play a central role in climate mitigation. They are both as a carbon sink and a source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). This report outlines the mitigation potential for GHG emissions of climate friendly soil management options…

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Luftqualität in der Stadt – gemeinsam weiterdenken

Handlungsempfehlungen zur Koordination der Luftreinhalteplanung mit anderen umweltbezogenen Planungen

Autoren: Degreif, S. | Minnich, L. | Fischer, H. | Ruther-Mehlis, A. | Wursthorn, H. | Diegmann, V.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 03 / 2022

Umweltbezogene Fachplanungen wie die Luftreinhalteplanung, die Lärmaktionsplanung, die Landschaftsplanung, die Verkehrsplanung oder die Klimaanpassungsplanung haben zahlreiche Überscheidungspunkte. In der Praxis werden die…

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Management of End-of-life Flat Panel Displays through E-waste Compensation in Nigeria

Feasibility study on options for developing environmentally sound recycling solutions in Nigeria

authors: Schleicher, T. | Manhart, A. | Hilbert, I. | Smit, R. | Jung, H. | Adogame, L.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

The following study addresses the possibilities for responsible management of end-of-life flat panel displays in Nigeria. For this, it explores types of flat panel displays, their markets as well as responsible options for suitable…

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Assessment of available tools for measuring GHG emissions

Applicability for companies of the German textile and fashion industry

Year of publication: 03 / 2022

Intended as input for the members of the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, GIZ has commissioned Oeko-Institute to summarize the previous findings and deepen into critical as-pects of selected tools. This work has been…

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Management of End-of-life Li-ion Batteries through E-waste Compensation in Nigeria

Feasibility study on options for developing environmentally sound recycling solutions in Nigeria

authors: Manhart, A. | Betz, J. | Schleicher, T. | Hilbert, I. | Smit, R. | Jung, H. | Adogame, L.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

The study addresses the possibilities for responsible management of end-of-life lithium-ion batteries from domestic consumption in Nigeria. As there are currently no recycling and final treatment capacities for such batteries installed…

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Policy Brief: Increasing the public acceptability of consumption-related regulations in climate and environmental policy

author: Heyen, D.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

Push measures including regulations are part of effective instrument mixes in climate and envi-ronmental policy. However, taxes and regulations that target people’s everyday behaviour and consumption often meet with public rejection.…

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Accounting for Nationally Determined Contributions

Guidance for Accounting for NDCs with Greenhouse Gas Emissions Target. Second edition — Updated for the provisions of the Katowice Rulebook and decisions taken at COP26 in Glasgow

authors: Blank, D. | Schneider, L. | Harthan, R. | Moosmann, L.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

The 2015 Paris Agreement requires Parties to regularly communicate nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in which they specify their national climate mitigation targets and actions. This document provides practical guidance for…

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Study on Greening Cloud Computing and Electronic Communications Services and Networks

Towards Climate Neutrality by 2050

authors: Bilsen, V. | Gröger, J. | Devriendt, W. | Liu, R. | Gaušas, S. | Behrens, F. | Bley, F. | Carpentier, M. | Duchêne, V. | Köhler, A. | Lecocq, C. | Legein, E. | Quack, D.
Year of publication: 03 / 2022

The digital transformation currently taking place is characterised by an increase in the amount of data that needs to be collected, processed, stored and transmitted. This results in an expansion of the information and communication…

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