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Effects on ELV waste management as a consequence of the decisions from the Stockholm Convention on decaBDE

Report

authors: Mehlhart, G. | Möck, A. | Goldmann, D.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This study aims to assess the effects of the listing in 2017 of decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) in Annex A to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) on the management of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs).

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Study on EU financing of REDD+ related activities, and results-based payments pre and post 2020

Sources, cost-effectiveness and fair allocation of incentives

authors: Olesen, A. | Böttcher, H. | Siemons, A. | Herrmann, L. | Martius, C. | Román-Cuesta, R. | Atmadja, S. | Hansen, D. | Andersen, S. | Georgiev, I. | Bager, S. | Schwöppe, C. | Wunder, S.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This study provides an assessment of major public, institutional and private flows of direct and indirect REDD+ finance to 41 recipient countries, as well as their capacity to implement REDD+. It aims to support decisions that can…

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Study on EU financing of REDD+ related activities, and results-based payments pre and post 2020

Sources, cost-effectiveness and fair allocation of incentives

authors: Olesen, A. | Böttcher, H. | Siemons, A. | Herrmann, L. | Martius, C. | Román-Cuesta, R. | Atmadja, S. | Hansen, D. | Andersen, S. | Georgiev, I. | Bager, S. | Schwöppe, C. | Wunder, S.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This study provides an assessment of major public, institutional and private flows of direct and indirect REDD+ finance to 41 recipient countries, as well as their capacity to implement REDD+. It aims to support decisions that can…

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Instruments to achieve reductions in energy consumption through sufficiency: Financial impacts for households and distributional considerations

authors: Cludius, J. | Fischer, C. | Kenkmann, T. | Schumacher, K. | Fries, T. | Brischke, L.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

Behave 2018: F5. Policy implementation and evaluation II

Results from a current project for the Federal Environment Agency (FKZ 37EV 16 124 0)

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Integrating Climate and Energy Projections in Practice

Eionet Report - ETC/ACM 2018/5

authors: Goodwin, J. | Young, K. | Tomescu, M. | Gores, S.
Year of publication: 09 / 2018

This report, developed by experts from the ETC/ACM and the EEA, outlines the role of integrated climate and energy projections as a tool supporting coherent policy interventions under the Energy Union, and proposes a number of concrete…

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United by Football

Sustainability Concept UEFA EURO 2024 Germany

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Year of publication: 08 / 2018

The German Football Association (DFB) unveiled its sustainability strategy for the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship, with environmental performance as one of its cornerstones alongside diversity, fair play and respect.
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Revised European Union renewable-energy policies erode nature protection

authors: Hennenberg, K. | Böttcher, H. | Bradshaw, C.
Year of publication: 08 / 2018

Published in: NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION | VOL 2 | OCTOBER 2018 | 1519–1520

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The Global Action Climate Summit (GCAS), San Francisco, 12-14 September 2018

BRIEFING - Requested by the ENVI committee

Autor / Autorin: Healy, S.
Veröffentlichungsdatum: 08 / 2018

The briefing is for the ENVI Committee delegation to the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit, which will take place in San Francisco from the 12th until the 14th of September. The Summit will enable a range of different stakeholders…

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The environmental criticality of primary raw materials – A new methodology to assess global environmental hazard potentials of minerals and metals from mining

authors: Manhart, A. | Vogt, R. | Priester, M. | Dehoust, G. | Auberger, A. | Blepp, M. | Dolega, P. | Kämper, C. | Giegrich, J. | Schmidt, G. | Kosmol, J.
Year of publication: 08 / 2018

Environmental aspects are more and more relevant for raw material policy-making and responsible sourcing strategies. This trend is partly based on growing public awareness of problems and impacts associated with extraction and…

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Accounting of Nationally Determined Contributions

Guidance for the Establishment of an Accounting for NDCs for absolute or relative mitigation targets with a baseline

authors: Graichen, J. | Blank, D. | Graichen, V. | Harthan, R. | Herold, A.
Year of publication: 07 / 2018

The general NDC accounting guide is applicable to quantified absolute mitigation targets and mitigation targets relating to an emissions baseline. It includes a proposal on the accounting for several mitigation targets comprised in an…

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Responsible Use of New Genetic Engineering Techniques

Position paper on the opportunities and risks of applying genome editing in agriculture

Year of publication: 07 / 2018

The European Court of Justice ruled that new genetic engineering techniques such as genome editing and the resulting organisms that are created are covered by the GMO Directive. In a new position paper, the Oeko-Institut emphasises that…

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Social, economic and environmental challengesin primary lithium and cobalt sourcing for the rapidly increasing electric mobility sector

STRADE Policy Brief 06/2018

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

STRADE is an EU-funded research project focusing on the development of dialogue-based, innovative policy recommendations for a European strategy on future raw materials supplies. In a series of policy briefs and reports,the project will…

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How to make energy efficiency policies in buildings deliver?

The role of refurbishment companies and skilled craft workers

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

Presentation by Dr. Sibylle Braungardt and Tanja Kenkmann, IEPPEC 2018, Vienna, 26th June.

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How to make energy efficiency policies in buildings deliver?

The role of refurbishment companies and skilled craft workers

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

In 2015, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy published its Energy Efficiency Strategy for Buildings, based on the goal of achieving a virtually climate-neutral building stock by 2050 in line with the Federal Government’s…

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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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Evaluation of the German National Climate Initiative (NCI)

Impacts and success factors and insights into the continued evaluation of the funding program

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

Presentation by Carina Zell-Ziegler, 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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Contribution of Renewable Cooling to the Renewable Energy Target of the EU

authors: Braungardt, S. | Bürger, V. | Zieger, J. | Kenkmann, T.
Year of publication: 06 / 2018

This report collects background information on current and future cooling demand in the EU as well as renewable cooling technologies and discusses possible methodological approaches for calculating renewable cooling in the RES-Directive.

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Organizational and management aspects in extended storage

Year of publication: 06 / 2018

2nd Workshop on Safety of Extended Dry Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, June, 6 - 8 2018, Garching.

Notice that the information and views set out in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official…

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Impacts of the Allocation Mechanism Under the Third Phase of the European Emission Trading Scheme

authors: Eichhammer, W. | Friedrichsen, N. | Healy, S. | Schumacher, K.
Year of publication: 06 / 2018

This paper focuses on the following two key research questions in the context of the change in allocation rules in the move from Phase I/II (2005–2012) to Phase III (2013–2020) of the European Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS): First, how…

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