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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


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Lights off, Solidarity on

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


Sustainability

Creating Awareness for Holistic Climate Protection

"Wuppertaler Studienarbeit" no. 20 published


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Coronavirus: Events Cancelled or Postponed

Events by and with the Wuppertal Institute


25,000 Euros Prize Money for Outstanding Research and Social Change

Research prize "Transformative Science" 2020 awarded


Books

An Obituary for the Age of Development

New edition of "Development Dictionary" and article by Wolfgang Sachs


Publication

Sustainability on Sustainable Energy Research

Article by Manuel Bickel examines research field with regard to its sustainability


International Expert Workshop on the Future of the UN Climate Conferences

Call for Submissions of the Wuppertal Institute and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)


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COP25 in Search of Lost Time for Action

A detailed analysis of the world climate conference in Madrid


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Understanding the Transformation Processes in Heavy Industry

Report of the REINVENT project published


Publications

Top Ten Publications 2019

The top ten peer-reviewed publications of the Wuppertal Institute of the year 2019


Industry

Green Deal: Integrated Industry and Climate Policies Needed

Wuppertal Institute provides suggestions for implementing the European Green Deal


Electromobility

Integrating Urban Electric Mobility Solutions

SOLUTIONSplus flagship project starts


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Dynamic Basic Scenario for Nationally Determined Contributions

New JIKO Policy Paper proposes alternative approach


Analysis

Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2019 global think tank rankings published


Publication

Extracting CO2 Directly from the Air

High potential "Direct Air Capture": the result of a multidimensional analysis


Digitalisation of the Industry

Digitalisation of the German Energy Sector

Article discusses digital applications in the energy sector


Flags

Climate Conference in Madrid: Decisions Blocked and Postponed

COP25 outcomes and analysis report


Factory´s Cover "Mobility"

Mobility's Future

FactorY magazine on mobility in English published


Small wind energy system

Analysis of Small Wind Energy Systems

Article on electrification projects published


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


New Research Structure and Dual Scientific Leadership for the Wuppertal Institute

A strong team: Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneidewind and Prof. Dr. Manfred Fischedick to provide joint scientific management for 13 new research units in four divisions


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


Flags

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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How Policy-Makers can Solve the Investment Dilemma Faced by Energy-Intensive Manufacturers and Facilitate Industrial Climate Protection

Study by Wuppertal Institute and Agora Energiewende


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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