PressReleases

Here you find all of our press releases.

Cycle path

How the Urban Mobility Transition is Picking Up Momentum

This Zukunftsimpuls gives recommendations for action for pro-actively contributing towards shaping the mobility transition through exnovation and shows how mobility is more attractive without a car


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Why Europe Needs a Circular Approach to Critical Raw Material

Report on the EU Critical Raw Materials Act: Circular economy increases security of supply of raw materials for the green transformation


Thermometer

Last Call for 1.5 Degrees

Wuppertal Institute publishes assessment of the UN Climate Conference


Flags

COP27 Needs to Get the 1.5 Degrees Celsius Target Off Life Support

The Wuppertal Institute's expectations for the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt


EU Passport

Digital Product Passports Key to Driving Carbon Neutral Decisions

New report explores the benefits to store and share information throughout a product's life cycle


fuel cell stack

Industrial Mass Production Without Negative Impacts

Start for Life Cycle Impact Zero project at the Enapter Campus


Mock-up Just Transition Toolbox-Cover

How to Make Coal Transitions Fair for All

The Wuppertal Institute has developed a toolbox to support practitioners in coal regions realising a just transition


Thermometer

Climate Conference in Glasgow: Turning Point for Climate Action?

COP26 outcomes and analysis report of the Wuppertal Institute


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



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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


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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


Ranking

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


Flags

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


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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


Industry

Green Deal: Integrated Industry and Climate Policies Needed

Wuppertal Institute provides suggestions for implementing the European Green Deal


Analysis

Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2019 global think tank rankings published


Flags

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


Flags

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


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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


Sculpture Transformative Science Reserach Prize

Melanie Jaeger-Erben Wins Transformative Science Research Prize

Jury impressed by the professor's transdisciplinary sustainability research


Digitalisation

Paving the Way for Sustainable Digitalisation

New In Brief presents key points for science and politics


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