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SOLUTIONS-presentation of successful initiatives supporting urban transport. Photo: private

Dear readers,

Was Habitat III, the UN conference that ended in Ecuador last week, a success? Oliver Lah took part for us. He has been actively involved in the international urban project SOLUTIONS, the UEMI and SUSTAIN EU-ASEAN for years; in Quito he presented, amongst other things, the SOLUTIONS approaches for a low-carbon urban mobility that were included in the official "New Urban Agenda". The Habitat III Conference provided a great opportunity for international exchange on the key challenges cities are facing and ways to address these challenges through partnerships, says Lah. What happens next? Oliver Lah: "We will continue to work with our networks and broaden these partnerships by working more closely with UN-Habitat, the German Cities Association and others to implement sustainable urban development solutions that can deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda."

Myrto-Christina Athanassiou and Kerstin Eiwen (editors)

The Methodology of Living Labs
Designing and assessing sustainable living

Living Labs are very promising research, design, co-creation and and communication facilities for development and implementation of sustainable innovations in the home.

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Robust Transfers of Mitigation Outcomes
JIKO Policy Paper about understanding environmental integrity challenges

Some of the environmental integrity risks can be dealt with at the technical level, other risks will be difficult to address due to open structure of the Paris Agreement.

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Sustainability Assessment Methods and Tools in a Realistic Industrial Context
SAMT case study report analyses best practice in comparison with currently used techniques

The value added of the different methods is discussed and a number of barriers potentially undermining sustainability assessment within the process industry presented.

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My Raw Material World
Discussion paper presents web tool

The interactive web tool provides the opportunity to test whether the personal household configuration is still sustainable regarding the most relevant raw-materials.

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Technical Potential and Ecological Impact of CHP
Paper shows the minutes reserve market potential of distributed cogeneration units

Key findings demonstrate that distributed CHP could contribute significantly, and even more with flexibility options, to the provision of minutes reserve in future decades.

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Sufficiency in Energy Scenario Studies
Taking the potential benefits of lifestyle changes into account

Most past energy scenario studies advising policy makers do not factor in the impact of lifestyle changes towards sustainability, though this change might be crucial.

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Evidence-based Narratives for the European Research and Innovation Policy
Presenting the EU project RECREATE

RECREATE develops evidence-based narratives for the European research and innovation policy, answering societal challenges, e.g. securing access to raw materials, resource efficiency and climate action.

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