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Environmental Integrity and Ambition in Market Mechanisms

New article and discussion papers on the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Ensuring an Effective Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement

Paper analyses the functions of the Global Stocktake and modalities adopted in Katowice


Peter Hennicke Receives the JACA Prize

Recognition for scientific exchange between Germany and Japan

Offsets in Carbon Taxes

Potential impacts of a domestic offset component in a carbon tax on mitigation of national emissions


Establishing Emissions Trading Systems with Success

UBA final report analyses contributions of different policy instruments to ETS development and takes a closer look at the ETS development process in Mexico and India


Check the Sustainability Development Goals

New article published in Technology Innovation Management Review

coal-fired power station

Where Next for Carbon Markets?

New Carbon Mechanisms Review 1/2019 available


New Industrial Revolution

About the synergies and challenges of industry 4.0 and the recycling economy

Monsoon rain at an Indian tea plantation

Economic Effects of Sulphur Dioxide Emissions

Study published in Atmosphere Journal

Climate Change

Climate and Sustainable Development Governance Beyond National Governments

The role of non-state and subnational actors in implementing climate action and sustainable development

Prospective Leaders Visiting the Wuppertal Institute

Federal Chancellor Fellowship Programme: lecture and workshop on the topics of digitalisation and remanufacturing


Green Talents Award Has Started

International cooperation in sustainability research

Real-world Labs Enhance Visibility

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Wuppertal Institute, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, and Ecornet establish "Network of Real-World Labs for Sustainability"


Design of Strategy Processes for Ambitious National Climate Protection

Article published on findings from the Deep Decarbonization Pathways network

Coal-fired power station

Coal Reader Available in English

Publication about challenges, benefits and possible pathways of coal phase-out in Germany

Young Climate Experts Visiting the Wuppertal Institute

Scholars from the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation in Wuppertal

How to Digitise the Energy Transition

GJETC establishes new working group on digitisation


International Energy Policy Required

Climate compatible energy supply is not enough to overcome challenges


Paris Agreement: Ship Moves Out of the Drydock

COP24 - detailed analysis published

Towards Sustainable, Climate Neutral Industry

Wuppertal Institute takes leading role in scientific competence centre SCI4climate.NRW


CCS Research Well Positioned, but Expandable

Investigation of expected and actual usage of carbon capture and storage by applying biblographic analysis

Water-Energy Nexus in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Results of short study presented in Teheran


Top Ten Publications 2018

The top ten peer-reviewed publications of the Wuppertal Institute of the year 2018


Sustainable Transformation of the Transport Sector

Challenges and strategies for sustainable mobility

Indicators for Calculating the Material Footprint

New methods allow assessment of trends in resource use


Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2018 global think tank rankings published

Assessment of the Results of the Commission on Structural Change

In Brief from the Wuppertal Institute recommendations for climate and innovation policy

The Energy Endeavour Foundation and the project team

Solar Decathlon: International Competition Comes to Wuppertal

Student competition for innovative buildings to be held in Germany for the first time

Dr Peter Viebahn Appointed to Advisory Board

Scientist at Wuppertal Institute strengthens energy system analysis in The Integrated Assessment Society

Digital Circular Economy for the Plastics Industry

Kick-off meeting for the Di-Plast project at the Wuppertal Institute