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Air Emissions Cap&Trade Programs: Revolution and Evolution in the U.S.

19 April 2005

napolitanoEuropean Emission trading of CO2 certificates started at the beginning of 2005. A totally new environmental policy instrument for the European market economy was introduced which has to be proven in the first allocation period from 2005-2007. The U.S. is considered to be the leader concerning Cap&Trade. First steps with the concept of marketable emission permits...Read more

Arctic Early Warning - The Impact of Climate Change on the Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic

18 May 2005
The Impact of Climate Change on the Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic was the theme of a an Expert Roundtable with Representatives of Circumpolar Indigenous Peoples moderated by R. Andreas Kraemer in the context of opening the new Canadian Embassy in Berlin. It was convened jointly by the Embassy of Canada in Berlin, in partnership with the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecologic, and the Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat of the Arctic Council on 18 May 2005.Read more

Transatlantic Climate Dinners - Wine & Ideas from the New World

February 2005 to December 2005

gmfTransatlantic Climate Dinners - Wine & Ideas from the New World will bring U.S. climate policy experts together with their German counterparts to discuss policies, strategies and recent developments in the climate debate in an informal yet private atmosphere.  Dinner participants will include senior experts from government, research, civil society, and business.  Transatlantic Climate Dinners are partRead more

Capacity Building in the New Member States on Further Climate Change Action (post-2012)

December 2004 to December 2007

This project convened about 350 participants from business, politics, academia and civil society in a series of 10 events. Ministers of Environment of the respective host country opened these meetings. These events were intended to prepare the ground for further discussion in the new EU Member States (NMS) and Candidate Countries (CC) on further climate change action (post-2012) and to create additional public awareness.

The project produced a number of  Read more

The Impacts of Russian Ratification and American Election on the Climate Regime

6 December 2004
International climate policy, the significance of Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and the US elections were the subject at the Dinner Dialog on 6 December 2004. It was held in honour of Oran Young, university professor in the U.S. and in Norway. The institutional structure and goals of the international climate regime, the opportunities, both for the further development of existing structures and agendas and for the creation of possible new regimes as well as the need for concrete action, were vividly and controversially discussed. Read more

Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) - Register of installations

September 2004 to August 2005
The amendment of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) provides for a register of installations for the purpose of increasing transparency and simplifying the nation-wide equalisation mechanism. Ecologic is supporting the German Federal Ministry for the Environment in answering the legal questions in this context. The observation and analysis of the revision of the German energy laws under the viewpoint of its impacts on the promotion of renewable energies ist another main focus of this project. Read more

Ecotax successful

oesrEcologic and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) elaborated a study on the effects of Germany's Ecologic Tax Reforms on behalf of the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA). The results were presented on 16 November 2004 in Berlin. Wide press coverage of the event documents the public interest in ecotaxes.

Ecotax has a positive effect

Germany's Ecological Tax Reform is having the intended effect. Despite criticism from business and politics, the  ecotax has positive effects on the economy and the environment. These are the results of surveys and analyses presented on 16 November 2004 in Berlin. The study was conducted by Ecologic and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) on behalf of the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA).

Peter Beyer new editor for climate change and emissions trading for the ZUR

ZURAs of November 2004, Peter Beyer contributes to the German legal journal ZUR - Zeitschrift für Umweltrecht as responsible editor for the field of climate change policy. The ZUR offers specific articles from academia and practice on current problems of environmental law. The magazine appears regularly and each edition focuses on one specific topic and critically discusses environmental legislation. It offers approaches to solve problems and puts contentious views forward for discussion to encourage further legislative education.

Evolving Climate Policies in Europe and the US: Oceans Apart?

23 September 2004
Washington, DC
United States

Developing and implementing emissions trading and other measures in climate protection policy were discussed at a Lunch Discussion on 23 September 2004, in Washington, DC.  The event focused on experiences and opportunities for transatlantic cooperation.  It was co-hosted by the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the Center for Transatlantic Relations of Johns Hopkins University; Ecologic director R. Andreas Kraemer spoke on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.Read more


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