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Comparative Domestic Policies – Experiences at the Subnational Level

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12 June 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Miranda SchreursOn 12 June, 2007, a transatlantic Ecologic Dinner Dialogue was held in Berlin with Miranda A. Schreurs, Associate Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Maryland, College Park. In her talk, Miranda Schreurs highlighted the increasing role of the sub-national level in the United States, especially with regard to...Read more

Water Framework Directive and Hydropower

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4 June 2007 to 5 June 2007
Berlin
Germany
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On 4-5 June 2007, a workshop on the Water Framework Directive and Hydropower was held in Berlin. Focus of the workshop was on hydropower use and the relationship to hydromorphological changes. The workshop aimed at the exchange of information and views on good practice in hydropower use, strategic priorities on the catchment level as well as instruments to promote hydropower and to improve water status. Read more

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

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19 April 2007
Berlin
Germany
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To contribute to a wider dissemination of information relevant to renewable energy and energy efficiency especially in the EU’s southern and eastern neighbouring countries, this  international Ministerial Conference under the German EU Presidency 2007 was organised by Ecologic. Read more

Financing of Investments in the Water Infrastructure

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17 April 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Jay BenforadoOn 17 April 2007, a transatlantic Ecologic Dinner Dialogue was held in Berlin in honour of Jay Benforado, Director of the National Center for Environmental Innovation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In his talk, Jay Benforado discussed the financing of water infrastructure in the US, needed investments over the next...Read more

Future Climate Change Policy: Looking beyond 2012

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11 April 2007 to 12 April 2007
Prague
Czech Republic
Scientific evidence that climate change is caused by human activity has boosted ongoing efforts to address the problem. Now the focus is primarily on what will happen after 2012 when the validity of the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty designed to limit global greenhouse gas emissions, expires. From 11-12 April 2007, representatives of the EU, the World Bank and the new EU Member States met in Prague to discuss the challenges ahead. Read more

Time to Adapt - Climate Change and the European Water Dimension: Vulnerability - Impacts - Adaptation

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12 February 2007 to 14 February 2007
Berlin
Germany
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How can societies adapt to the consequences of global change? This question has gained importance at EU level given the alarming trends currently observed. This project analysed the challenges that climate change poses to water management in Europe and developed options and strategies to meet these challenges. The German EU presidency hosted a

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Global Markets between Climate Policy and Innovation

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24 January 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Climate Protection reappeared on the political agenda through the publication of the Stern Report. What challenges does the UNEP see, how can global institutions react? How will the Federal Government of Germany push the issue of climate protection during the German EU Presidency in 2007? And: What does these two question mean to multi-national corporations?

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Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

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22 January 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Lester BrownThe Washington Post called Lester Brown "one of the world's most influential thinkers." The Telegraph of Calcutta refers to him as "the guru of the environmental movement." While visiting Germany in order to launch the German edition of his book "Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble", he gave a talk in Berlin on 22 January 2007. Read more

7th CTI Capacity Building Seminar: Climate Technology and Energy Efficiency - the Engine for Economic Growth and Innovation

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21 October 2006 to 25 October 2006
Leipzig
Germany
This CTI Capacity Building Semniar brought together about 75 key persons from politics, business, non-governmental organisations, research institutes and think tanks from Central and Eastern European Countries, the former Soviet Union and Mongolia as well as OECD countries. Participants were given the opportunity to discuss and develop concrete projects in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They were encouraged to present first project ideas and were given the opportunity to meet experts from OECD countries to share their experiences and ideas concerning the economic potential and benefits of climate change policies. It was the 7th event of the series of CTI Capacity Building Seminars.Read more

CTI Capacity Building Seminar: Climate Technology and Energy Efficiency - the engine for economic growth and Innovation

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21 October 2006 to 25 October 2006
Leipzig
Germany
The mission of the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) is to bring countries together to foster international co-operation in the accelerated development and diffusion of climate-friendly and environmentally sound technologies and practices. The promotion of technology transfer under the Kyoto Protocol as incorporated in the Marrakech Accords is at the core of CTI's work. Ecologic supports the organisation of a seminar that is part of CTI. It is the 7th event of a series sponsored by the German Federal Environment Agency. Read more

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