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International Agreements on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Public Participation - an Introduction

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29 March 2010
Ramallah

Christiane Gerstetter, Fellow Ecologic Legal, provided an introduction to various international agreements to a Palestinian audience during a workshop in Ramallah on 29-30 March 2010. The workshop was convened by the Environmental Quality Authority of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Its aim was to raise awareness among Palestinians about international environmental agreements.Read more

Germany's Ecological Tax Reform: Perspectives from a Think Tank

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24 November 2009
Charlottesville
United States

On 24 November 2009, the Ecologic Institute was invited to address students in a lecture series titled “Generation Green: Germany and the Environment”  organized by the Center for German Studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The course explored how and why Germany's Green movement addressed  pressing environmental challenges a generation before the release of Al  Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth", allowing students to consider how specific cultural contexts shape personal attitudes, public policies and  technological advances. Michael Mehling shared insights on “Germany's Ecological Tax Reform: Perspectives from a Think Tank”.Read more

ICAP Summer School for Emerging and Developing Countries, Berlin 2009

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27 July 2009 to 7 August 2009
Berlin
Germany

Environmental policy-makers and stakeholders from the non-governmental, academic and private sectors from 19 countries gathered in Berlin from 27 July to 7 August 2009 in the first ICAP Summer School for Emerging and Developing Countries. The intensive two-week training event, designed and organised by the Ecologic Institute on behalf of and in collaboration with the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP),...Read more

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Experiencing Renewable Energies: powerado-plus

April 2009 to December 2011

Between January and June 2010, Stephanie Schlegel, Katharina Umpfenbach and Camilla Bausch from the Ecologic Institute lectured 14 seminars about how to teach about renewable energy in school classes.  The lectures were part of the research project "Powerado plus" that aims to further qualify future teachers with regard to general knowledge about renewables as well as about methodologies such as experiments that help to discuss this issue in schools. The Powerado project was selected as an official project for the UNESCO Decade of Education for Sustainable Development for 2006/2007 andRead more

Hertie School of Governance Courses on international energy and climate policy

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Fall Term of 2008
1 October 2008
Berlin
Germany

The Hertie School of Governance and Ecologic Institute cooperated on international energy and climate policies as agents of change. During the fall term of 2008, Sascha Müller-Kraenner, Partner of Ecologic, taught a course on "International energy and climate policy" at the Hertie School of Governance.

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Renewable-Energy-Sources-Act - The Amendment 2008/09

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25 September 2008
Weimar
Germany

During a further vocational training for management assistants in the energy sector Ms. Hanna Schumacher gave an introduction to the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) with a focus on the amendment which will come into force in 2009.

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EPOS Summer School on Methods and Tools for Impact Assessment

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16 June 2008 to 20 June 2008
Berlin
Germany
Ecologic, together with IÖW – Institute for Ecological Economy Research, will host a summer school on Methods and Tools for Impact Assessment from 16 - 20 June this year in Berlin. The summer school addresses young scientists and consultants from European institutes who are involved in sustainable development and environmental research and want to improve their knowledge and skills in impact assessment. The programme combines input lectures with practical training sessions on relevant methods, such as stakeholder participation, scenario building, multi-criteria analysis, and cost-benefit analysis. Read more

Johns Hopkins University Summer School: 'Anything is Possible'

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9 June 2008 to 20 June 2008
Berlin, Germany and Brussels
Belgium

Ecologic taught a Johns Hopkins Summer School on European Environmental Politics on 9-20 June 2008. Ecologic staff members and guest speakers conducted lessons on subjects, ranging from European Integration to European Water Policies. Johns Hopkins students also met with a variety of stakeholders in Berlin and Brussels to discuss European Environmental Policy.

To study German nature conservation policies, students visited the UNESCO...Read more

Fulbright Seminar 'Science and Society: The Impact of Science on Policy Formulation'

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8 June 2008 to 21 June 2008
Berlin and Brussels

The Fulbright German Studies Seminar 2008 brought 17 scholars from US universities and colleges to Berlin and Brussels for a two-week study tour on "Science and Society: The Impact of Science on Policy Formulation" focusing on governance at the science-policy interface in Germany and the European Union. R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic advised on scoping and concept development and was key-note...Read more

Sustainable Transport - Goal or Myth

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16 April 2008
Berlin
Germany
Speaker
Sebastian BäckströmAn Ecologic Dinner Dialogue took place on the eve and in anticipation of the 3rd ETTAR (Environmental Technologies, Training and Awareness Raising) Workshop dealing with training and awareness-raising needs to improve the environmental performance of freight transport. Sebastian Bäckström (WSP, Sweden) shared his personal views about the need for more sustainable transport featuring low emissions and prices reflecting the environmental impact. Mr. Bäckström's starting point was that "something is wrong" in the organisation of current transport systems and transport patterns. Read more

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