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AI² – New Intelligence for Sustainable Transformation?

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12 February 2020
Berlin
Germany
Hidden in plain sight, digitalisation has appeared as one – if not the – central force of change in the 21st century. The digital age offers the potential to both enable and radically counteract the socio-ecological transformation. Correspondingly, structuring the digitalisation wave has becomes an important factor for sustainability policy. When used wisely artificial intelligence (AI) can produce a new level of quality for solution strategies. The question remains: do we require a new collective knowledge-based solution for using AI to address issues of sustainable transformation in organizations, economic systems and infrastructures? The Ecological Research Network (Ecornet) invites you to discuss this question.Read more

The Future of Think Tanks and Policy Advice

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30 January 2020
Berlin
Germany
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The 2019 Global Think Tank Ranking will be launched in 200 cities around the world on Thursday, 30 January 2020, and will provide an opportunity to reflect and discuss the role of think tanks and their future. Ecologic Institute, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation cordially invite you to join.Read more

FIThydro – European Stakeholder Workshop

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28 January 2020 to 29 January 2020
Brussels
Belgium
The European Stakeholder Workshop on Fish-friendly Hydropower will be held on 28 and 29 January 2020 in Brussels (Belgium). This event will serve as a platform for consultation and exchange between FIThydro scientists, policy-makers and technical experts working on the assessment of impacts from hydropower plants and the planning of mitigation measures.Read more

8th Workshop on Fish Protection and Downstream Migration

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3 December 2019 to 4 December 2019
Augsburg
Germany

The 2-day workshop, funded within the framework of the BMU’s (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety) Environmental Research Plan, will take place from 3 to 4 December 2019 in Augsburg at the Bavarian State Office for the Environment.

After the Forum has voiced its desire to formulate local objectives for fish protection and...Read more

The New EU Commission's Climate Drive: What does it mean for member countries? – Research Tour for Journalists

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2 December 2019 to 4 December 2019
Brussels
Belgium
In December 2019, a new European Commission took office in Brussels, and president Ursula von der Leyen has pledged to put climate policy at the center for the next five years. But how ambitious are the Commission's plans? What is the business sector's take on the new climate drive? How do international climate experts assess the plans? And how will EU decisions shape national energy, mobility and climate debates and actions in the member states? This research tour for journalists from 2 to 4 December 2019 to Brussels, jointly organised with Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) and the European Climate Foundation (ECF) offered an introduction to relevant institutions, actors and topics that equipped participants with background and contacts to cover EU climate, energy and transport policy.Read more

State of Play on the "Green Deals" in the EU and US

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20 November 2019
online
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In this EFEX webinar Doug Sims, Director of Strategy and Finance at the Center for Market Innovation (Natural Resources Defense Council), and Quentin Genard, Head of the Brussels Office at E3G (Third Generation Environmentalism), discussed the existing and evolving concepts behind a "green deal" in the US and EU, identified differences and similarities and debated pros and cons. The discussion then shifted to policy details, more specifically the proposed funding mechanisms for a new deal in both the US and EU (or lack thereof). The webinar was moderated by Matthias Duwe, Head, Climate, at Ecologic Institute.Read more

Governing for 2050: Climate framework laws in the EU, the US and beyond

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14 November 2019
online
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In this EFEX webinar, Michael Mehling, Deputy Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at MIT, and Matthias Duwe, Head Climate at Ecologic Institute, discussed the state of play of climate framework laws, drawing on specific examples from the EU and the sub-national level in the US and experiences in other parts of the world. The webinar was moderated by Arne Riedel, a Fellow and legal expert at Ecologic Institute.Read more

Cooperation or Confrontation? Civil Society in Transformation

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4 November 2019
Berlin
Germany
Meeting the Paris climate targets and transitioning to a climate-friendly, more sustainable society cannot be achieved without extended social alliances. This raises the question of how organizations should position themselves in the future: Will the disputes become sharper and fiercer? Which approaches are taken regarding current social and ecological problems? Is it possible to balance tensions and make compromises that are coherent with ecological and social interests? The Ecological Research Network (Ecornet) invites you to join us in discussing these questions. Please register as quickly as possible.Read more

Policy-relevant Findings from the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC)

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25 October 2019
online
Germany
On 25 October 2019 the Ecologic Institute supported the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) in a webinar on the IPCC Special Report on "The ocean and the cryosphere in a changing climate" (SROCC). The Ecologic Institute, together with the project Partner Climate Analytics, supported the UBA in defining and formulating the core messages of the SROCC published in September 2019.Read more

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