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ICAP Training Course on Emissions Trading in Beijing

8 May 2013 to 17 May 2013
In May 2014, the 7th ICAP Training Course on Emissions Trading brought together 25 experts from China and South Korea to learn about emissions trading as a tool for climate protection and to discuss the options of implementing such systems in developing countries. The session in Beijing was the seventh of its kind and continues a series of past ICAP events held in other cities including Berlin, The Hague, Madrid, Dublin and Alajuela / Costa Rica. Michael Mehling, Benjamin Görlach and Matthias Duwe facilitated the course.Read more

How to Transform Europe Into a Low-Carbon Economy by 2050 - Experience from Europe, Implications for the US?

23 April 2013
Washington DC
United States

As part of Johns Hopkins University's monthly lecture series of its Energy Policy and Climate Program, Matthias Duwe of Ecologic Institute spoke about long-term energy and climate policy in Washington, DC. The presentation provided background on the EU and German policy experience as well as the state of discussions on the next emission reduction steps to be taken - with an eye to climate policy developments in the United States.

The lecture is available as a video file.

The European Union (EU)Read more

Conservation on Thin Ice: What You Need to Know about the Changing Arctic Environment

22 April 2013
Washington DC
United States

On the occasion of the launch of the 2013 Arctic Summer College, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Europe Program and Ecologic Institute welcomed William M. Eichbaum, vice president of Marine and Arctic Policy of the World Wildlife Fund, R. Andreas Kraemer, Director of Ecologic Institute, and Dr. Kelly K. Falkner, Director of Polar Programs of the National...Read more

Energy Efficiency in the UK - ELEEP Study Tour

14 April 2013 to 19 April 2013
United Kingdom

From 14 until 19 April 2013, a group from the transatlantic Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) visited London and Aberdeen (Scotland) as part of a study tour on the topic of "Energy Efficiency in the UK."

On their tour, the ten ELEEP Members investigated the theme of energy efficiency in Great Britain from political, economic, and societal...Read more

Carbon Management and Finance

summer term 2013
1 April 2013 to 30 June 2013
Washington DC
United States

The course "Carbon Management and Finance" is one of four core courses in the Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate (EPC) program at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). It introduces students to environmental markets and the policies that create them, focusing mainly on emissions trading systems (ETS) to mitigate climate change. The course also provides an introduction to attributes of the financial sector through its analysis of markets for environmental commodities. Ecologic Fellow Elizabeth Zelljadt has taught this course in summer 2013.

Students learn the economic theoryRead more

Ecologic University Course on Science-based Policy Advice (2013)

summer term 2013
1 March 2013 to 30 August 2013

What does policy advice mean in practice? How does science-based policy advice work and where are the problems and challenges? These and other questions were discussed by Dr. Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers and Timo Kaphengst within a teaching assignment at the Bremen University of Applied Sciences. Some 40 Bachelor's degree students participated in the seminar, which was split into three two-day blocks.

This was the fourth summer term in which Ecologic Institute Fellows taught the course as so called "practice partners." Students were introduced to theRead more

Small-scale Solutions for Eco-friendly Youth Villages in Israel

13 January 2013 to 17 January 2013
Berlin, Potsdam and Müncheberg

The vision of establishing agricultural youth villages in an eco-friendly way brought managing representatives from two Israeli youth villages, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Education and the Volcano Institute, to Berlin, Potsdam, and Müncheberg. From 13 to 17 January 2013, the visitors explored applicable small-scale methods for the treatment and use of greywater, the production of energy...Read more

Energiewende in the Classroom

The "Teacher Training Renewable Energy" project aimed to improve the capacities of future teachers in regards to their knowledge about renewable energies and also to identify methodologies that may help teachers share this knowledge in schools. During three years of project work, Ecologic Institute, Solare Zukunft, and the Independent Institute for Environmental Issues (UfU) developed a rich and comprehensive pool of (German) training materials. All teaching materials are also available beyond the project’s duration and can be downloaded for free.Read more

Training Course "Energy for Development"

7 to 9 December 2012
7 December 2012
Fifteen participants from different parts of Mexico who are spending a year in Germany with support from the "International Leadership Training (ILT)" programme in order to learn conceptual, holistic and anticipatory thought for sustainable business development, took part in the course, carried out at the International Education Center (IBZ) in Mannheim from 7 to 9 December 2012. Michael Mehling, President of the Ecologic Institute in Washington DC, delivered the course contents, drawing on training material developed previously for a project commissioned by the Academy of International Cooperation (AIZ).Read more

Journalists from Korea Explore German Climate and Energy Policy and the EU-Emissions Trading Scheme

27 October 2012 to 31 October 2012
Berlin and Brandenburg

From 27 to 31 October 2012, Ecologic Institute organized and implemented a program for Korean journalists and representatives from the Korean Ministry of Environment. The program focused on German and European approaches on energy and climate change policy as well as on emissions trading systems (ETS).

The program took place as a follow up to a German Embassy sponsored conference...Read more


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