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Circum Mare Balticum - Workshop Series

24 October 2011 to 28 October 2011
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia

Efforts are underway to make climate data in the Baltic Sea region more easily accessible. As part of a project supported by the International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), a workshop series with representatives of science and practice from Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia took place.Read more

Seminar of Current Developments in German and EU Environmental Law

24 October 2011
On 24 and 25 October 2011, Stephan Sina, Senior Fellow at Ecologic Legal, and Gesa Homann, Researcher at Ecologic Institute, held a seminar on current issues in German and European environmental law at the Berlin Academy of Public Administration (Verwaltungsakademie Berlin).Read more

Sustainable Economy, New Technologies, Global Responsibility: How do we Reach our Goal? 信息技术和可持续发展产业政策

14 October 2011

Information Technology (IT) is necessary for building smart infrastructure and production systems, to reduce pollution and improve resource efficiency. As a key enabler of a Sustainable Industrial Policy, IT is of great interest to the economic development in China. R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic Institute spoke on IT and smart systems for environmental objectives to a delegation from Sichuan province.

The event was part of a study tour to Germany on "Information Technology and Sustainable Industrial Policy" promoted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für InternationaleRead more

Yale University Webinar on The Nuclear Power Endgame in Germany

13 October 2011, New Haven, CT, 12:00 noon; Berlin, Germany, 6:00 pm
13 October 2011
World Wide Web
On Thursday, 13 October 2011 the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP), in partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), presented R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic Institute in a web-based seminar on The Nuclear Phase-out and Green Power Shift in Germany. A recording of the presentation is now online available.Read more

Teacher Training Renewable Energy

October 2011 to March 2014

Knowledge about energy and renewable energy in particular is crucial for the future of young people. Teachers are instrumental in integrating these issues in school curriculums. However, the training of teachers in Germany is inadequate in the subject of renewable energy issues. The project "Anchoring renewable energy in teacher training" therefore developed new tools and concepts to integrate energy education in teacher training. The Ecologic Institute contributed to the project by developing the content of educational materials and will carry out training seminars. The project was leadRead more

Education, Communication, Transfer - Workshop KLIMZUG AG

23 September 2011 to 24 September 2011

At KLIMZUG AG's fifth networking workshop, "Education, Communication, Transfer," on 23 and 24 September 2011 in Rostock, representatives of the partners exchanged their experiences with responsiveness and cooperation with local and regional governments with respect to the topic of climate change adaptation and together developed new communications measures.
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Possibility of and Opportunities from the Implementation of an Energy System Powered only by Renewable Energy

26 August 2011

On 26 August 2011 at the conclusion of the first I-CITE study tour, Renewables and Rural Energy Opportunities, the Ecologic Institute hosted a Dinner Dialogue at Augustiner am Dom in Munich with MdB Hans-Josef Fell of the German Green Party and Member of the German Parliament.

Hans-Josef Fell addressed the...Read more

Biomass in the Regulation Trap? The Complexity of a Sustainable Use of Bioenergy

23 August 2011
From 22 to 26 August 2011 the Vereinigung für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung (VÖW) organized a summerschool on "Sustainable Production Chains" together with the Humboldt University of Berlin. Part of the diverse programme for PhD and master students was a seminar held at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim (ATB) on renewable energies with a special focus on bioenergy and biomass from agro-forest systems. In his presentation Timo Kaphengst, Coordinator for Biodiversity and Forest at Ecologic Institute, highlighted different sustainability challenges within the biomass production chain and presented current policy responses on EU and German level. The presentation can be downloaded.Read more

Ecologic University Course on Think Tanks Policy Consulting (2011)

Summer Term 2011
22 August 2011
In the summer term of 2011, Christiane Gerstetter and Doris Knoblauch, Fellows at the Ecologic Institute, taught a seminar on policy consulting at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen. Some 35  students, enrolled in  a bachelor’s programme, participated. The seminar consisted of a block of three units for a total duration of 32 hours  for a full course credit. Read more

First I-CITE Study Tour: Renewables and Rural Energy Opportunities

21 August 2011 to 26 August 2011
Germany, Austria

While renewable energy and its role for achieving an energy transformation, improving the environment, and supporting rural economies is a hotly discussed topic in both the US and Europe, approaches to increasing the share of renewables in the energy mix differ significantly on opposite sides of the Atlantic. As a result, exchanging Transatlantic experiences and lessons learned is of crucial...Read more


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