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Comparing Consumer Preferences for Smart Homes in the UK, Germany and Italy

March 2012 to March 2013

"Consumer Preferences for Smart Homes: A Comparative Study between the UK, Germany, and Italy" aims to deliver significant, comparative insights into consumer attitudes towards energy and resource efficient smart home technologies and the potential for consumer acceptance of these technologies. The study will be used to gain knowledge about how country specific characteristics such as institutional support or cultural aspects affect the uptake of smart home technologies. The purpose of the study is to give decision makers and energy providers an idea of consumer interests andRead more

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Monitoring, Reporting and Verification for Emissions Trading: Challenges and Best Practices

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23 November 2012
Beijing
China

In order to limit the rapid growth of greenhouse gas emissions, China has decided to implement seven pilot schemes for emissions trading, which are expected to start operating in 2013, with a view to implementing a national scheme in the future. To support this effort, the EU-China Exchange on Challenges and Best Practices in ETS brought together emissions trading experts from Europe and representatives from the different pilot schemes. Benjamin Görlach, Senior Fellow at the Ecologic Institute, gave a presentation and co-chaired a workshop on how to design robust structures for monitoringRead more

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Registry Design for Emissions Trading

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22 November 2012
Beijing
China

In order to limit the rapid growth of greenhouse gas emissions, China has decided to implement seven pilot schemes for emissions trading, which are expected to start operating in 2013, with a view to implementing a national scheme in the future. To support this effort, the EU-China Exchange on Challenges and Best Practices in ETS brought together emissions trading experts from Europe and representatives from the different pilot schemes. Benjamin Görlach, Senior Fellow at the Ecologic Institute, gave a presentation and co-chaired a workshop on the design of emissions trading registries.Read more

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Effective MRV for Emissions Trading in the Power Sector – Experiences from the EU

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21 November 2012
Beijing
China

In order to limit the rapid growth of greenhouse gas emissions, China has decided to implement seven pilot schemes for emissions trading, which are expected to start operating in 2013, with a view to implementing a nation-wide scheme in the future. To support this effort, the EU-China Exchange on Challenges and Best Practices in ETS brought together representatives from the different pilot schemes, participants from the private sector, and European experts. Benjamin Görlach, Senior Fellow at the Ecologic Institute, gave a presentation on the impact of emissions trading on the power sectorRead more

European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime (EFFACE)

December 2012 to March 2016
The interdisciplinary research project "European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime" (EFFACE) assesses the impacts of environmental crime as well as effective and feasible policy options for combatting it, with a focus on the EU. The project is funded under the 7th Research Framework Programme of the EU (FP7). Ecologic coordinates the work of 11 European universities and think tanks involved in the project.Read more
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Survey of the Europe 2020 Monitoring Platform on SME-Friendly Regions and Cities

Final Report
This report contains the results of a survey of the EU Committee of the Regions about the impacts of the financial and economic crisis on SMEs. It points out how the affected regions and cities reacted to this challenge by supporting their local businesses in various ways. Furthermore it concentrates on the question, whether these steps were of any help and what could have been solved in a better way. The report is available for download.Read more

Evaluating Projects for Climate Protection

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27 August 2012
Berlin
Germany

On 27 August 2012, Max Grünig, Ecologic Institute, presented key success factors and obstacles seen in funded individual projects at the evaluation conference of the national climate initiative in Berlin. The presentation is available for download.Read more

Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Summit

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30 May 2012 to 1 June 2012
Brussels
Belgium

The 18-month ICITE project culminated with a conference in Brussels from 30 May to 1 June 2012. The conference included 16 Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network members and several participants from the previous ICITE study tours. Conference participants from the US and the EU included several elected officials from the US, as well as representatives from...Read more

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Climate Proofing of Key EU Policies - Short Term Actions

December 2010 to September 2011

In this report of the Climate Proofing project, researchers from Ecologic Institute (lead), Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Fresh Thoughts Consulting and Environment Agency Austria provide insights to the European Commission (DG CLIMA) about policies, costs and economic assessments of adaptation measures to climate change in the EU. The authors identify the most appropriate measures at the EU level to address different threats, and discuss the evaluation of key measures, as well as the assessment of economic impacts and costs-benefits.

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