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Success Factors and Barriers for Technologc Providers in CDM and JI Markets

Ecologic Institute and Perspective GmbH analysed the role of German companies in the CDM and JI markets in this report funded by the German Federal Environment Agency. German producers of environmental technology hold leading positions on the world market today and are expected to do so in the future. However, German technology providers do not play a major role in CDM/JI projects: the share of German technology in CDM projects is less than 20%. This is due to a general lack of information concerning CDM/JI, as well as to the regulatory complexity of the CDM/JI approval process and...Read more

Die Klima- und Energiepolitik der deutschen Bundesregierung

Ein Beitrag zum deutsch-französischen Dialog
In this analysis for the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), Camilla Bausch, Matthias Duwe and Benjamin Görlach discuss how the outlook for an ambitious climate and energy have shifted with the start of Angela Merkel's third term in office, and the new political constellation. The authors discuss both the challenges at the national level, Germany's possible role in the EU climate and energy policy, and the effect on international climate negotiations. The analysis is available for download.Read more

Welthandelsrechtliche Grenzen des Ausbaus erneuerbarer Energien

Final Report

As renewable energy sources are more widely used and corresponding support systems expanded, the economic significance of the sector is also growing. This, in turn, also leads to a growing potential for trade disputes involving renewable energy production. This study on renewable energy law presents the international legal framework relevant to support systems for renewable energy, notably WTO law . A particular focus is on local-content requirements

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Regional Cooperation in the Commission's Proposal for a New Energy Governance

Options and Implications for Electricity Infrastructure Measures
On 30 April 2014, Ecologic Institute hosted an expert workshop on the significance of the European Commission's proposed new energy governance, focusing on options and implications for electricity infrastructure measures. Twenty-one participants including policy makers as well as representatives of civil society, academia and business discussed possible requirements of, approaches to, and effects of such new measures through a set of structured questions and impromptu presentations. The summary is available for download.Read more

The Role of Carbon Pricing in the Future EU Climate Policy

1 July 2014
At the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, held in Istanbul 2014, the Ecologic Institue organised a policy session to discuss the perspectives of EU Climate Policy for 2030 and beyond. The session featured four distinguished panelists: Andreas Barkmann (European Environment Agency), Aldo Ravazzi (Italian Ministry of the Environment), Paul Ekins (University College London) and Andrew Błachowicz, moderated by Benjamin Görlach of the Ecologic Institute.Read more

Master Plan for 100% Climate Change Mitigation – Sixth Working Group Meeting of the Municipalities

23 June 2014

Funded by the National Climate Initiative (NKI) of the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB), the sixth meeting of the scientific support working group for the municipalities taking part in the project "Master Plan for 100% Climate Change Mitigation" was held on 14 and 15 May 2014 at the seaside resort of Warnemünde.

The working group meeting was hosted by the City of...Read more

Mainstreaming Climate Change in the Common Agricultural Policy – Presentation of Methodology and Fiches

23 May 2014

On 23 May 2014 in Brussels, DG Climate Action hosted a meeting of the Working Group (WG) 5 under the Climate Change Committee. This WG5 focuses on the "Implementation of the LULUCF Decision and policy development of the land use, land use change, and forestry sector". Ana Frelih-Larsen, a Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute, participated in the meeting, presenting the study "Mainstreaming climate change in the rural development policy post 2013." The presentation slides are available for download.

Land use, land - use change and forestry (LULUCF) is an inventoryRead more

Mainstreaming of Climate Change into Rural Development Policy Post 2013

17 June 2014
On 17 June 2014, a project workshop on 'Mainstreaming climate change into rural development policy post 2013' took place at the European Commission in Brussels. Organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with DG Climate Action, the workshop provided an opportunity to present and discuss the draft technical guidance for Member States on how to design and integrate new and innovative climate actions in rural development programs. All presentations are available for download. Read more

RADOST Abschlussbericht

und 5. RADOST-Jahresbericht
After five years of research and dialog about climate change and adaptation along the German Baltic Sea coast, the RADOST project (Regional Adaptation Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast) presents its most important findings in this final report. Thanks to a joint effort between research institutions, businesses, public administrations, and civil society, adaptation strategies and measures were developed. The final report is available for download. Read more

Economics of Green Germany - the case of the Energiewende

19 May 2014 to 25 June 2014
As a new element in the Ecologic Institute's long-standing cooperation with the Duke University in North Carolina, the Institute hosts a course on the German Energiewende. For the second time, the Ecologic Institute organizes this course as part of the 2014 Summer in Berlin program jointly organized by Duke University and Rutgers. Read more


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