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The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Environment?

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15 March 2005
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LongSince its last enlargement, the EU has had to redefine its geo-strategic interests in the relation to its neighbours in the East and in the Mediterranean Basin. The event “The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Environment?” aimed for an open discussion of the existing opportunities for in corporation of participatory and environmental concerns in...Read more

Kyoto Protocol Ratification – So what?

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10 March 2005
Berlin
Germany
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After years of political debate, the Kyoto Protocol came into force on 16 February 2005. Against this background, the fourth Climate Talk posed questions regarding what climate politics and economic effects the Kyoto Protocol in its present form will have and which (further) steps for the path to a "Carbon Constrained Economy" (Tony Blair) are necessary. Presentations were given by Dr. Hermann Ott (Head of the Wuppertal Institute Berlin Office) and by Dr. Hans-Joachim Ziesing (Senior Executive of the German Institute for Economic Research).Read more

Green Ways to Growth

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28 February 2005
Berlin
Germany
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McGladeJacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency, presented and discussed her ideas on „Green Ways to Growth“ at an Ecologic/IEEP Dinner Dialogue arranged in her honour on 28 February 2005. Considering the tensions related to emphasising synergies between the economy and the environment on the one hand and the plea for a strong independent environmental policy in its own right on the other, participant statements highlighted aspects of and debated solutions for a green path for growth. Read more

Solar and Wind Power: More Energy Security for the US?

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17 February 2005
Berlin
Germany
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pvThe Ecologic Dinner Dialogue on 17 February 2005 focused on the role of renewable energies in the USA. It was held to honour Jan McFarland and James H. Caldwell. This "zero-emission-pair" has shown great commitment over the last decades for a change in energy supply leading to an increased use of renewable energies in the USA. Read more

Capacity Building in New Member States, Acceding and Candidate Countries on Further Climate Change Action Post-2012

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31 December 2004 to 31 December 2007
Budapest, Warsaw, Riga, Sofia, Ljubljana, Prague
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Series of events 2006-2007

In the context of the negotiations on further climate change action (post 2012), a series of six capacity building workshops and two conferences for the new EU Member States, Acceding and Candidate Countries was held in 2006 and 2007. The project convened about 350 participants from business, politics, academia and civil society. Ministers...Read more

Allocation of Emission Rights in Germany – a First Assessment

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14 December 2004
Berlin
Germany
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At the third Climate Talk a first review of the allocation of CO 2 -emission-rights in Germany was conducted. Experts from business, science, and government discussed the practical and legal difficulties of allocation, both for industry and administration. Presentations were given by Dr. Simon Marr (Deutsche Emissionshandelsstelle - DEHSt), Dr. Jürgen Altenburg (RWE Power AG) and Peter Ebsen (Baker& McKenzie LLP).Read more

The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and the Presidential Elections in the Ukraine

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14 December 2004
Berlin
Germany
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weidemannThe EU Neighbourhood Policy in the light of the recent presidential election events in the Ukraine was the topic of debate of the Dinner Dialogue hosted by Ecologic and the Heinrich Böll Foundation on 14 December 2004 in Berlin. The core questions centered on the applicability of the recently negotiated EU/Ukraine Action Plan...Read more

On the Environmental Dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy

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8 December 2004
Berlin
Germany
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longWith the launch of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) Strategy Paper earlier this year, the EU has embarked on a new journey of restructuring and re-focussing relations to its Eastern and Southern Neighbours. Environmental policy plays little part in the ENP and this has prompted Ecologic and the Heinrich...Read more

The Impacts of Russian Ratification and American Election on the Climate Regime

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6 December 2004
Berlin
Germany
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International climate policy, the significance of Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and the US elections were the subject at the Dinner Dialog on 6 December 2004. It was held in honour of Oran Young, university professor in the U.S. and in Norway. The institutional structure and goals of the international climate regime, the opportunities, both for the further development of existing structures and agendas and for the creation of possible new regimes as well as the need for concrete action, were vividly and controversially discussed. Read more

Consequences of Germany's Ecological Tax Reforms

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16 November 2004
Berlin
Germany
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Results of a study on the positive effects of the ecological tax reform were presented to the public on Tuesday, 16 November 2004 in Berlin. Along with a number of enterprises that reported on their experiences, the President of the Federal Environmental Agency, Prof Dr. Andreas Troge and eco-tax experts Dr. Reinhard Loske (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and Michael Müller (SPD)...Read more

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