Here you find all of our press releases.

sustainable urban city design

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


COP26 Must Promote Increased Ambition and Advance Implementation of Paris Agreement

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

Matthias Wanner

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

Cover of the Zero Waste Strategy

Hans Sauer Award for Kiel's Zero Waste Strategy

Waste prevention plans honored

EU flag

Is the EU's Green Recovery on Track?

Wuppertal Institute and E3G launch the "Green Recovery Tracker" assessing how green national recovery measures in EU member states are


Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten for the Fourth Time in the Environmental Policy Think Tank Comparison

2020 Global Think Tank rankings published

Jana Zscheischler

Jana Zscheischler Receives Research Prize "Transformative Science"

Transformative research concept for sustainable land management convinces jury


Harnessing International Climate Governance to Drive Green Post-Pandemic Recovery

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

Digitalisation Sustainability

A Roadmap for Driving a Socio-Ecological Digital Transformation

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

coal-fired power station

What Does Decarbonisation Mean for European Energy Regions?

Start of the research project CINTRAN led by the Wuppertal Institute

Planning a windfarm

Consequences of the Corona Pandemic and Climate Protection

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

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

Research prize "Transformative Science" 2020 awarded


Green Deal: Integrated Industry and Climate Policies Needed

Wuppertal Institute provides suggestions for implementing the European Green Deal


Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2019 global think tank rankings published


Climate Conference in Madrid: Decisions Blocked and Postponed

COP25 outcomes and analysis report

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


COP25 Must Instigate More Ambition in Climate Protection

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

steel industry

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


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

Sculpture Transformative Science Reserach Prize

Melanie Jaeger-Erben Wins Transformative Science Research Prize

Jury impressed by the professor's transdisciplinary sustainability research


Paving the Way for Sustainable Digitalisation

New In Brief presents key points for science and politics

Appeal for a European Energy Transition

Wuppertal Spezial about energy transition in Europe published

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"

Towards Sustainable, Climate Neutral Industry

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


Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2018 global think tank rankings published

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

Fine Print of Paris Agreement Adopted, Implementation Pending

COP24 outcomes and analysis report

KIT future space

Real-World Laboratory Wins "Transformative Science" Research Prize

Award goes to transformative project "District Future – Urban Lab"


COP24 Must Pave the Way from Establishing the Rules to their Implementation

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

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