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Publication

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

Launch of the discussion series "iGST Designing a Robust Stocktake Discussion Series"


Using Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement to Foster Zero-Emission Development

New discussion papers on implementation of Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement


Testing the Ground

New Carbon Mechanisms on Article 6 published


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What should policy-making for a just and sustainable Europe look like in 2030?

Wuppertal Institute fellows facilitated workshop and co-hosted EIT Climate-KIC event "Innovating for a Just Transition" in Brussels


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COP25 Must Instigate More Ambition in Climate Protection

The Wuppertal Institute's expectations for the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid


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Launch of the Initiative "environMENTALISE"

Several events of the Urban Pathways project


Water

Strategies for Implementing Water Saving Measures

Completion of the case study on solar thermal power plants in the WANDEL project


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Deeper Impact of Research Through Participation

Responsible research and innovation for jobs & growth


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Off the Beaten Track

The role of the financial system, technology cooperation and sectoral decarbonisation clubs in global climate governance - deliverable reports of the COP RIPLLES project


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Industry and Science Jointly Call for Promotion of Hydrogen Technologies

Hydrogen as the key to a successful energy transition: IN4climate.NRW publishes its first discussion paper


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Ambitious Action

New Carbon Mechanisms Review asks how ambition raising can take place in cooperative action


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Linking Development and Climate Goals in Nigeria's NDC

Study assesses pathways to achieving electricity access and climate goals in Africa's largest economy


Stabilising the Energy Supply Under Growing Shares of Renewables

German-Japanese Energy Transition Council addressing bottleneck issue in latest Outreach


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Enhance Cities' Policy Making Capacity

SPROUT kick-off in Zaragoza


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Looking over the Shoulder of International Climate Policy

Video explains initiative for an Independent Global Stocktake on the implementation of the Paris Agreement


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Steel, Cement, Chemicals: How Industry Heavyweights Aim to Become Climate Friendly

Wuppertal Institute and Clean Energy Wire organise research tour for journalists from all over the world


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Melanie Jaeger-Erben Wins Transformative Science Research Prize

Jury impressed by the professor's transdisciplinary sustainability research


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Multiple Benefits of EU Energy Efficiency Potential 2030

Open Access article published


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Social Impacts of Large-scale Solar Thermal Power Plants

Research paper analyses the development of the NOORo I solar power plant in Morocco


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Analysis of Electricity Generation in MENA Countries

Article describes preference of local stakeholders for renewable energies


Shaping Low Carbon Cities Requires an Integrative Approach

Manfred Fischedick, Chun Xia, and Ralf Schüle from the Wuppertal Institute travelled to Seoul


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Paving the Way for Sustainable Digitalisation

New In Brief presents key points for science and politics


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Biomass CHP-Technology has Promising Emission Saving Potentials

Conference article on HiEff-BioPower project published


SDGs up to 2030: Critical Look at Behavioural Patterns

On the occasion of this year's Youth Summit, 30 young people from France, Poland and North Rhine-Westphalia visited the Wuppertal Institute


Sustainability

Committee Evaluates the Environmental Performance

EMAS Awards 2019: jury members confirmed


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Earth Overshoot Day 2019

Humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year


Coal Regions in Transition

Wuppertal Institute introduces case studies and recommendations for strategy development


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Decarbonising the Industrial Sector

Risks and opportunities associated with decarbonising Rotterdam's industrial cluster


Wasting Food, Wasting Resources

Article on potential environmental savings by reducing food waste one of the most downloaded articles in the Journal of Industrial Ecology


Effective Food Waste Prevention

Review of policy instruments and recommendations for effective food waste prevention