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Ensuring Long-Term Ambition

Third issue 2021 of Carbon Mechanisms Review published


wind energy and photovoltaic

Participation und Acceptance in the Energy Transition

First blueprint from the synthesis of results for the BMWi funding programme "Smart Energy Showcase – Digital Agenda for the Energy Transition" published


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Supporting Coal Regions in China in Sustainability Transformations

Training workshop "Achieving climate neutrality" for Taiyuan City in China


Canteen

From Farm to Fork: Successfully Implementing the Food Transition Together

The Wuppertal Institute's "Zukunftsimpuls" gives recommendations on sustainable food systems and consumption patterns for politicians, businesses and society at large


Matthias Wanner

Matthias Wanner Wins "Transformative Science" Research Prize

Researcher impresses jury with experimental and participatory urban and neighbourhood development project


Hydrogen

How the Ruhr Can Become the World's Greenest Industrial Region

A study by the Wuppertal Institute presents a model and a set of indicators, assesses the Ruhr metropolitan area's potential to be a pioneer and identifies key actions


Peter Hennicke Receives Japan's Highest Award

Japanese embassy presents the 'Order of the Rising Sun' for commitment to the German-Japanese Energy Transition Council


Digitalisation agriculture

Digitalisation as an Opportunity for Sustainable Transformation

Study in the ShapingDIT project: Digital solutions have to be more strongly oriented towards a far reaching ecological transformation of economy and society


Publication

India's Low Carbon Electricity Transition

Policy Brief on the Prospects and Challenges of Carbon Capture and Storage of Coal Fired Fossil Electricity Production


Publication

Narrative Approach to Research Funding

New article in the European Journal of Futures Research


Carbon-fired power plant

Online Platform Helps Coping with Impacts of Climate Protection

CINTRAN project launches inventory of decarbonisation coping strategies and welcomes submissions from the general public


Waldrodung

Annual Resources Are Used Up

Earth Overshoot Day shows once again that the world is living far beyond its ecological means and biological resources


Publication

Taking the Natural Approach

Latest issue of Carbon Mechanisms Review


Taking the Host Country Perspective

New research paper explores complementarity of carbon markets and climate finance


Circular Economy

German Companies are yet to Leverage the Full Potential of Cross-Industry Collaboration for Scaling a Circular Economy

econsense, Accenture and Wuppertal Institute publish a new study


Purpose-Driven Corporate Management

Open-Access book release "Putting Purpose Into Practice"


EU-Fahne

A Recovery with Green Elements, but not a Green Recovery

Latest findings from the Green Recovery Tracker for Recovery and Recilience Plan submissions


Prof. Dr. Peter Hennicke

Peter Hennicke Receives "Order of the Rising Sun" from Japanese Government

Japan's highest award recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to Japanese culture and society


Cover of the Zero Waste Strategy

Hans Sauer Award for Kiel's Zero Waste Strategy

Waste prevention plans honored


Publikation

Aligning with Paris: Voluntary Markets in Transition

New issue of the Carbon Mechanisms Review published


steel industry

Transnational Decarbonization Club for the Steel Industry

Wuppertal Institute's concept for innovative international cooperation awarded and recommended to the US government


Flags

Parties Envisage Greater Use of Mechanisms

New JIKO Policy Paper on market mechanisms in latest NDC updates


Schwebebahn

25th International Passive House Conference Comes to Wuppertal

Wuppertal Institute supports hybrid event on sustainable building


Dämmung

Saving Energy in Public Buildings

New paper on the results of an energy saving competition in public buildings


EU flag

Is the EU's Green Recovery on Track?

Wuppertal Institute and E3G launch the "Green Recovery Tracker" assessing how green national recovery measures in EU member states are


Shopping

Life Cycle Assessments Strengthen Sustainable Consumption

Article in the Journal of Cleaner Production examines how qualitative consumer research and quantitative environmental assessments can complement each other


Multiple dwelling with photovoltaic

Expansion of Photovoltaics in German Cities

An analysis of the tenant electricity model with the multi-level perspective


Publikation

GAIA's Editorial Board Honours of 2020

Honorable mention for journal article on dilemmas in the socio-ecological transformation


Verkehrsstau

Steering Land Transport in a Sustainable Direction with International Governance

Article published in Earth System Governance journal


Publikationen

Top Ten Publications 2020

The top ten peer-reviewed publications of the Wuppertal Institute of the year 2020


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