PressReleases

Here you find all of our press releases.

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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


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Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2019 global think tank rankings published


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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


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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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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


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


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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"


Flags

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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Dispute over Growth

Economists present new consensus proposal


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German Chancellor Fellow to Research Recycling

Wuppertal Institute will be a host in the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's sponsorship programme for the international leaders of tomorrow


Dr. Henning Wilts, Head of Division Circular Economy

Former Research Unit to Become New Wuppertal Institute Division

Dr. Henning Wilts appointed Director of the Circular Economy Division


Wuppertal Institute's Response to "Hothouse Earth"

New book promotes "future literacy" as a way of navigating the imminent change processes


Multiple Impacts of Energy Efficiency

Horizon-2020 project COMBI presents results


Planning and Testing Approaches to Transformative Education

Partners in the education project "New qualification offers for 'change agents'" gather in Wuppertal


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Wuppertal Institute in the Top Ten in International Think Tank Comparison

2017 global think tank rankings published


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Diplomatic Obligations Fulfilled, but Political Leadership Lacking

COP23 outcomes and analysis report