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Research on Voluntary Offsetting in High Demand

Article of the Wuppertal Institute in top ten publications of 2021 in the peer-reviewed Climate Policy journal

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Was the Glasgow Conference a Turning Point for Climate Change Mitigation?

Wuppertal Institute publishes detailed analysis of the 26th climate change conference


A Sustainable Mobility System for Everyone

ShapingDIT study: Eight theses to pave the way to a digitalised and sustainable mobility transition


Downfall of the Imperial Mode of Living

Article published in "Grüne Reihe" on fraternity and social friendship by Wolfgang Sachs

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Role of the International Carbon Trading Up To and Beyond 2050

Policy paper on carbon markets in a 'less than 2 degrees Celsius' world


The Green Hydrogen Puzzle

Article published in Special Issue of Sustainability journal


Climate Conference in Glasgow: Turning Point for Climate Action?

COP26 outcomes and analysis report of the Wuppertal Institute

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Reclaiming Germany's Model Role in Energy Policy

Policy paper on an approach for shaping the transition to a new energy system

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Towards Implementation?

New Carbon Mechanisms Review published with reports and analyses on global carbon markets

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Global Steel at a Crossroads

New Agora study prepared with support from the Wuppertal Institute focuses on why the global steel sector needs to invest in climate-neutral technologies already in the 2020s

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Climate Diplomacy on Hold, but not Climate Change

Researchers of the Wuppertal Institute analyse international climate policy in the year of the pandemic

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Governments Must Green their Covid-19 Recovery

Call by the Wuppertal Institute and 30 other research institutions to heads of state and government worldwide to use Covid-19 funding for nature and climate-friendly investments

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Cities that Are Resilient, Sustainable and Ready for the Future - Placing a Stronger Focus on Synergies

How urban areas are addressing climate change and improving quality of life for their residents


Maximising the Potential Impact of the Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement

First policy brief from the NDC ASPECTS project published


COP26 Must Promote Increased Ambition and Advance Implementation of Paris Agreement

The Wuppertal Institute's expectations for the Climate Conference in Glasgow


Application of the Energy Transition Phase Model in Algeria

Algeria country study published

Ensuring Long-Term Ambition

Third issue 2021 of Carbon Mechanisms Review published

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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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Matthias Wanner Wins "Transformative Science" Research Prize

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

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

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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

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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

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