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Arctic People and the Challenges of Environmental Change: The Role of Social Science

28 January 2013

On 28 January 2013, the Embassy of Canada to Germany hosted an Arctic panel discussion in partnership with Ecologic Institute, Berlin. The session focused on the role of social science in better understanding and addressing environmental change in the Arctic and its impact on the inhabitants of the region. Read more

Local and Regional Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change: Sharing Good Practices and Comparative Analysis between the U.S. and Germany

On 7 December 2012, the Policy Studies Organization hosted the "Dupont Summit 2012: Pressing Issues amid the Political Maelstrom". The fourth annual Summit focused on the dissemination of scientific and technological information to researchers and decision-makers. Energy and climate change issues were highlighted as a theme this year. Dr. Grit Martinez, for Ecologic Institute Berlin, and Tanja Srebotnjak, for Ecologic Institute’s San Mateo office, were panelists on a session entitled "Local and Regional Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change: Sharing Good Practices and Comparative Analysis between the U.S. and Germany". Dr. Martinez and Dr. Srebotnjak were joined by Jeff Allenby of the Chesapeake Conservancy.Read more

Financing Aspects of Urban and Regional Transportation

28 November 2012

On 28 November 2012, Dominic Marcellino of Ecoligic Institute DC and Max Gruenig of Ecologic Institute Berlin presented at the AICGS workshop "Sustainable Urban and Regional Transportation Systems: Financing and Planning" and compared options and best practices for financing sustainable transportation projects from the US and Germany, with a focus on the Northern Virginia and Stuttgart Regions.

From 26 to 28 November 2012, a delegation led by governmental representatives from Northern Virginia, Guelph, Canada, the Rhein-Ruhr region, and Stuttgart held the third workshop of theRead more

Unconventional Oil - Opportunities and Risks

12 September 2012

On 12 September 2012, a Transatlantic Breakfast was held in the offices of Ecologic Institute, Berlin, on unconventional oils and their sources and the related impacts on climate change and supply security. The event, which was held in cooperation with the US Embassy in Berlin, featured Deborah Gordon, Nonresident Senior Associate in the Energy and Climate Program at Carnegie Endowment...Read more

Duke University Course on Environmental Policy in Europe

Winter Semester 2012
22 August 2012
As part of the Berlin Program of Duke University of Durham, North Carolina, R. Andreas Kraemer will this fall again teach on European integration and environmental policy in the context of transatlantic relations.Read more

ELEEP Budapest Study Tour – EU Energy and Environmental Issues: a Central European Perspective

20 August 2012 to 31 December 2012

Eight members of the ELEEP Network for Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy met with staff from the Atlantic Council of the United States and Ecologic Institute (represented by Dominic Marcellino, Fellow) in Budapest, Hungary from 27 – 29 June 2012. European elements of ELEEP to this point have focused primarily on

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ELEEP Study Tour: American Perspectives On Natural Gas and Renewable Energy Policy

19 August 2012 to 24 August 2012
Denver and San Francisco
United States
As part of the ELEEP Network’s ongoing investigation of the changing energy landscape in Europe and the United States, ten ELEEP members participated in a study tour to Denver, Colorado and San Francisco, California from 19 to 24 August 2012. This trip served as a counterpoint to earlier trips to Germany/Austria in August 2011 and Germany/Denmark in March 2012, augmenting the European perspective with current information from the United States.Read more

ICAP Summer School 2012 on Emissions Trading in Dublin

July 2012
11 July 2012

In July 2012, the sixth ICAP Summer School on Emissions Trading brought together experts from emerging economies and developing countries to learn about emissions trading as a tool for climate protection and to discuss the options of implementing such systems in developing countries. The Summer School in Dublin was the sixth of its kind and continues a series of past...Read more

Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Summit

30 May 2012 to 1 June 2012

The 18-month ICITE project culminated with a conference in Brussels from 30 May to 1 June 2012. The conference included 16 Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network members and several participants from the previous ICITE study tours. Conference participants from the US and the EU included several elected officials from the US, as well as representatives from industry, think tanks and academia. Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council of the United States conceived of and organized both the ICITE tours and the ELEEP network.

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