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Jana Zscheischler

Jana Zscheischler Receives Research Prize "Transformative Science"

Transformative research concept for sustainable land management convinces jury


Publication

Preparing Local Authorities for Crisis

Policy Brief of the SUITS project demonstrates how local transport authorities were prepared to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic


Journal

Knowledge Management Across Multiple Levels

Article investigates current practices of climate action managers and envisions an effective, innovative multilevel knowledge system for municipal climate action


Food waste

Avoiding Food Waste with Effective Measures

Book chapter deals with the effectiveness and efficiency of food-waste prevention


deforestation

Annual Resources Are Used Up

Due to the Corona pandemic, this year´s Earth Overshoot Day will take place three weeks later


Scrap metal

Sustainable Use of Metals

Article compares national strategies for sustainable use of the non-renewable resources


Publication

The Transition Controversy

New issue of the Carbon Mechanisms Review published


wind parc

The Expansion of Renewables at Competitive Electricity Prices

Position paper "Shaping industry's future consistently" by IN4climate.NRW


Mobile phone

Testers Wanted for Sustainability App

The coaching tool "SUSLA" helps you individually to experience a greener way of life


Plastic waste

Chemical Plastics Recycling Offers Many Opportunities for Climate Protection

An analysis from IN4climate.NRW shows potentials of the circular economy


Publication

How to Kick-Start Article 6.4?

Identifying ways to make the Art. 6.4 mechanism operational


Flags

When Climate Meets Economy

How does this affect the legitimacy of international institutions?


Schwebebahn Wuppertal

Solar Decathlon Europe 21 Postponed

Competition in Germany takes place in June 2022


World Safety

Research Activities and Information on the Corona Pandemic

Publications of the Wuppertal Institute


Flags

Harnessing International Climate Governance to Drive Green Post-Pandemic Recovery

New discussion paper by the Wuppertal Institute recommends international cooperation and exchange


Thermal insulation

Energy-Efficient Refurbishment from a Single Source

Launch of the EU-funded "ProRetro" project


Digitalisation Sustainability

A Roadmap for Driving a Socio-Ecological Digital Transformation

The launch of the "Transformation Roadmap Digitalisation and Sustainability" research project


EU Green Deal

European Green Deal

Research activities and information of the Wuppertal Institute on the European Green Deal


Industry process

Infrastructure Needs for Climate-Neutral Industry in Europe

Policy Brief: decarbonisation of basic industries in Europe needs integrated and coordinated strategy for renewable energies and infrastructure deployment


Coal Region Toolkit Cover

Toolkits for Practitioners in Coal Regions

Four new toolkits to support European coal regions published on Coal Regions in Transition Platform


Flags

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

New Discussion Paper and Webinar


Shopping

Second-Hand Fashion as an Alternative to "Fast Fashion"

Discussion paper on face-to-face interaction as a tool for customer acquisition


coal-fired power station

What Does Decarbonisation Mean for European Energy Regions?

Start of the research project CINTRAN led by the Wuppertal Institute


Publication

Business as Usual?

New Carbon Mechanisms Review published


Wind- und Solarenergie

Transformation Processes of Energy Companies: Application to Jordan

Article on the developing energy system in Jordan


EU flag

The Outlook for the European Green Deal in the Light of the Corona Pandemic

Wuppertal Institute formulates requirements for the design of green stimulus programmes


cycleway

Sustainable Transport Concepts in European Cities

Article analyses the benchmarks of the "European Green Capitals" for sustainable urban transport


PhD

Social Change Through Innovations from the Civil Society

Dissertation by Willington Ortiz examines how civil society initiatives spread sustainable innovations


light bulb

Lights off, Solidarity on

Earth Hour 2020: Wuppertal Institute participates in global environmental protection campaign


Planning a windfarm

Consequences of the Corona Pandemic and Climate Protection

Discussion paper of the Wuppertal Institute suggests a long-term perspective