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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


Supporting Coal Regions in China in Sustainability Transformations

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


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


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


India's Low Carbon Electricity Transition

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


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


Annual Resources Are Used Up

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


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"


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


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


Parties Envisage Greater Use of Mechanisms

New JIKO Policy Paper on market mechanisms in latest NDC updates


25th International Passive House Conference Comes to Wuppertal

Wuppertal Institute supports hybrid event on sustainable building


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


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


GAIA's Editorial Board Honours of 2020

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


Steering Land Transport in a Sustainable Direction with International Governance

Article published in Earth System Governance journal


Top Ten Publications 2020

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

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