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Find out about ongoing research and matters of importance at the Wuppertal Institute.

17.01.2017

Tentative Theses on Transformative Research in Real-World Laboratories

Insights gained from research team ForReal


16.01.2017

The Incumbents' Conservation Strategies in the German Energy Regime as an Impediment to Re-Municipalisation

An analysis guided by the multi-level perspective


09.01.2017

Real-world Labs and Transdisciplinary Research

New GAIA magazine published


21.12.2016

Prevention of Hazardous Waste in Europe

Report published with Henning Wilts as lead author


19.12.2016

Innovation, Investment, Infrastructure, Inclusion

WBGU presents new report to Germany's Federal Government


15.12.2016

Thank You for a Great 2016!

Season's Greetings and a cinematic look back


14.12.2016

The Factors Influencing the Cost Development of Electricity Generation Technologies

A review by Sascha Samadi


09.12.2016

Shaping the Paris Mechanisms

New JIKO policy paper published


08.12.2016

Decarbonising the Energy Intensive Basic Materials Industry through Electrification

Implications for future EU electricity demand


06.12.2016

Municipal Utilities as Drivers for Change

Book chapter on municipal utilities for Greek think tank


06.12.2016

The Learning City

Stakeholder forum in Chongqing, China


30.11.2016

A Turn in Climate Politics?

How to stay on Marrakech's track after the US elections


22.11.2016

More Flexible Industry Processes

Key factors of demand side management of large production facilities


22.11.2016

Cultivating Jatropha Curcas for Biodiesel Production

International experiences and recommendations


18.11.2016

Learning Through Evaluation

Evaluative scheme for sustainability transition experiments


08.11.2016

How to Achieve Long-Term Transitions towards Full Decarbonisation

LCS-RNet report on 8th annual meeting published


08.11.2016

Remunicipalisation as an Instrument for Local Climate Strategies in Germany

The conditions of the legal energy framework as an obstacle for the local energy transition


08.11.2016

Junior Scientist from India at the Wuppertal Institute

Already the second Humboldt Foundation's German Chancellor Fellow


04.11.2016

The Wuppertal Institute at the COP22 in Marrakech

Experts available onsite during the conference


28.10.2016

Energy Practitioner Networks

New WISIONS of Sustainability brochure published


18.10.2016

Energy Scenarios for Hungary

Summary report published


17.10.2016

The Societal Impact of Sustainability Research

From state of the art to a process-oriented assessment plan


17.10.2016

The Methodology of Living Labs

Designing and assessing sustainable living


14.10.2016

Towards a Circular Economy

Barriers and opportunities of sustainable development - examples from Germany


14.10.2016

Evidence-based Narratives for the European Research and Innovation Policy

Presenting the EU project RECREATE


11.10.2016

Sufficiency in Energy Scenario Studies

Taking the potential benefits of lifestyle changes into account


28.09.2016

Germany and Japan Carry Out Joint Research for Energy Transition

The German-Japanese Energy Transition Council (GJETC) is holding its first meeting in Tokyo


27.09.2016

Sufficiency Politics Map

Web-based instrument that helps civil society and governmental actors


27.09.2016

Technical Potential and Ecological Impact of CHP

Paper shows the minutes reserve market potential of distributed cogeneration units


21.09.2016

Measuring Multiple Impacts of Low-Carbon Energy Options

Paper proposes an analytical framework