The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.
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Sustainable consumption needs visions
Position paper by the Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut)
The present position paper “Sustainable consumption needs visions” was elaborated by the authors in a process of debate with numerous staff members of the Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut),
building upon the findings gained…
Economic measures for the reduction of the environmental impact of air transport:
noise-related landing charges (FKZ 201 96 107)
Because of existing growth rates for air traffic and capacity extensions at many international airports, efforts to find effective instruments for the reduction of noise problems increase. Economic instruments gain increasingly in…
To publication "Economic measures for the reduction of the environmental impact of air transport"
Green Goal - Environmental goals for the 2006 FIFA World Cup
Background paper on the concept phase (as at 31.03.2003)
The hosting of the 2006 FIFA World Cup offers Germany a great opportunity to present itself as hospitable, keen on sports and also conscious of its responsibility towards the natural environment. The Organizing Committee (OC) of the…
To publication "Green Goal - Environmental goals for the 2006 FIFA World Cup"
Scientific research on transgenic fish with special focus on the biology of trout and salmon
Research Report 360 05 023 - UBA-Texte 64/02
Mobility Styles in Leisure Time: Reducing the environmental impacts of leisure and tourism travel
The research project primarily aims to close the gaps in research concerning the empirical description of leisure traffic (journey purposes, mobility characteristics); secondly, it seeks to provide new insights into the social and…
To publication "Mobility Styles in Leisure Time: Reducing the environmental impacts of leisure and tourism travel"
Green genetic engineering and organic Farming
All over the world organic agriculture is legally bound not to use genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In Europe neither regulation 2092/91 on organic agriculture nor the seed legislation contain provisions which enable to prescribe…
To publication "Green genetic engineering and organic Farming"
Environment and Tourism
A basic scientific report for the German federal government
The goal of this basic report is, proceeding from an analysis of the problem, to devise recommendations for action to make tourism more environmentally sound. More specifically, the aim is to identify the environmental effects of…
Who owns biological diversity?
A Brief Description of the Debate over the Rights to Biological Diversity in the North-South Context
In 1992 at the environmental summit in Rio de Janeiro, the Convention on Biological Diversity was finally approved to work against the erosion of genetic diversity within species which accompanies the intensification of breeding and…
Analysis of observed adverse effects from the release of genetically modified organisms
When it comes to identifying signs of (undesirable) environmental effects of transgenic organisms release experiments occupy a central role. This is why the gathering, communication, and discussion of release data relevant for the…
To publication "Analysis of observed adverse effects from the release of genetically modified organisms"
Fukushima status quo and the effectiveness of the taken and planed measures towards radiological safety at the site
The project provides back-ground information on the current Fukushima power plant decommissioning: knowledge state about the targets and the work progress, the inventories, the unresolved issues and hazards; facility’s current state…
Sustainability Assessment Standard Framework for the global ICT Industry
The overarching objective of this project is to develop a sustainability assessment standard framework (SASF) for the global ICT industry and to support the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) in institutionalizing the…
Empowering stakeholders to deliver highly energy efficient professional cold products (ProCold) - Study within the framework programme Horizon 2020 of the European Commission
The general objective of the project is to empower private stakeholders and public authorities in adapting and enforcing EU and national energy efficiency policies in the sector of professional cold products.A specific objective is to…