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CO2 Emissions Limits for Power Plants – International Experiences and Discussion in Germany

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19 November 2013
Berlin
Germany
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In the face of lower CO2 emissions prices, there are currently discussions about whether new coal-fired power plants will be built in the future. In this context, some have suggested implementing new measures to support emissions trading. Currently, the focus is on specific CO2 emissions limits. Similar measures have already been implemented in the United Kingdom and the United States.
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Marine Litter in the Baltic Sea: Challenges and Opportunities (CleanSea Discussion)

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14 November 2013
Berlin
Germany
On 14 November 2013, a workshop on marine litter in the Baltic Sea took place at the Ecologic Institute's offices in Berlin. Susanne Altvater, a Fellow at Ecologic Institute, gave an introductory presentation on the topic and on the Clean Sea project in general to German representatives of the relevant industries. Subsequently, Matthias Mossbauer presented the first results of the project MARLISCO. Dr. Ingo Sartorius presented activities of the plastic associations regarding marine litter. All presentation slides are available for download.Read more

Made for Each Other? Environmental Policy Research and the State

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7 November 2013
Berlin
Germany
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The topic of the fourth installment of the series was the relationship between the state and environmental policy research. Prof. Dr. Rolf Kreibich and Dr. Hendrik Vygen were invited to present their view on the topic. The discussion (in German) can be watched online.

While Prof. Dr. Kreibich, being the former scientific director and chief executive of the Institute for...Read more

Swimming in Trash – Marine Pollution and its Effects on Marine Life – Kick-Off Event

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4 November 2013
Berlin
Germany
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Ecologic Institute, the Urania Berlin, and the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin present the event series "Biodiversity - local/global" to offer a better understanding of biological diversity and its socially-relevant facets. The kick-off event, moderated by Prof. Dr. Ludwig Ellenberg, will take place on 4 November 2013 in the Urania Berlin. The dangers of marine pollution will be introduced by Prof Johannes Vogel and R. Andreas Kraemer. Read more

Unlocking Innovation to Facilitate a Low-Carbon Industry in Europe - Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy (BSEC)

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9 October 2013
Berlin
Germany
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Long-term decarbonization of the European economy requires technological innovation in all sectors. Key industries in Europe (and globally) are faced with the challenge to change their processes and products to reduce direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. They do so against the background of international competition and volatile energy markets around the globe - and debates on...Read more

Adapting to Climate Change: From Research to Practice

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9 September 2013
Wieck a. Darß
Germany
Which impacts of climate change can we expect on the Baltic Sea coast? How can coastal protections prepare for these changes? And what does this all mean for tourism? Those are three essential questions which were addressed on 9 September 2013 at the discussion event "Adapting to Climate Change: From Research to Practice" in Wieck auf dem Darss. The agenda included a look at research findings and presented examples of adaptation strategies in practice.Read more

Parliamentary Breakfast "Key Questions of German Resource Policy in the Next Legislative Period"

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27 June 2013
Berlin
Germany
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On 27 June 2013, a parliamentary breakfast was held in Berlin to discuss key questions of German resource policy in the next legislative period. In order to allow for an exchange between policy, academia and business, the Resource Policy research project (PolRess) invited members of the German parliament.Read more

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - Impacts on the Clean Energy Economy

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25 April 2013
New York
United States

Cultural Vistas and Ecologic Institute held a conversation on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Clean Energy Economy on Thursday, April 25 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Cultural Vistas Headquarters in New York. The discussion focussed on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its potential economic and political effects, as well as the...Read more

Climate Change and the Atlantic Basin

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24 April 2013
Washington, DC
United States
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Climate change is a key and growing concern for the Atlantic Basin: Although all parts of the world will be impacted by climate change, there are some common vulnerabilities across the Basin and certain unique issues facing the Atlantic. For example, with huge variance among countries in terms of response capacities, how can Atlantic Basin cooperation combat this challenge and contribute...Read more

From Metrics to Policy: The Use of Quantitative Information and Indicators to Inform Marine and Environmental Policy

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23 April 2013
Washington, DC
United States
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How can environmental statistics and metrics serve to effectively inform the public, policymakers, and the media? On 23 April 2013, Tanja Srebotnjak of Ecologic Institute's San Mateo Office and scientists Elizabeth Selig and David Hole from Conservation International engaged in a dialogue on the research they are conducting on measuring the dependence of human populations across the world on marine...Read more

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