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Financing Aspects of Urban and Regional Transportation

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28 November 2012
Stuttgart
Germany

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

Financing Sustainable Transportation: An Overview of Finance Mechanisms and Cases from the U.S. and Germany

This policy report compares approaches to sustainable transportation financing in the U.S. and Germany, with a focus on Northern Virginia and the Stuttgart region. Max Gruenig and Dominic Marcellino, Senior Fellow Ecologic Institute Berlin and Fellow Ecologic Institute Washington DC respectively, are co-authors with Andrea Broaddus, PhD Candidate at the University of California at Berkeley. The policy report is available for download.Read more

Evaluation of the National Climate Protection Initiative - NKI-Poster Series

This series of 13 posters has been developed for the final conference of the project "Evaluation of the National Climate Protection Initiative (NKI)". Each poster presents a project that has been assessed within the NKI evaluation. The objective of the poster series was to present selected projects at the event and to serve as a hook for discussion. The evaluation of the projects is visualized in a comparable way. The concept that has been developed for the poster series follows the principle of targeted information segmentation. Pictures of persons and quotes are used to create attention and identification.Read more

Informational Visitors Program on Climate Protection and Renewable Energy

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15 May 2011 to 21 May 2011
Berlin, Hamburg
Germany

This visitor programme on climate and renewable energy took place in Berlin, Magdeburg and Hamburg in cooperation with the German Foreign Office. The programme, designed and organised by Ecologic Institute, was aimed at Latin American political decision-makers from the national, regional and community levels as well as interested journalists. Key to the programme were discussions with experts from the German...Read more

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CO2 Label for Passenger Cars: Research on the Country-specific Labeling Classification of Passenger Cars II

August 2011 to November 2011

The requirements of EU Directive 1999/94/EC on fuel efficiency labeling of passenger cars are implemented differently in the Member States. In addition, several non-EU countries have developed their own labeling schemes. Ecologic Institute compared the different schemes in a research report. In addition, an Excel tool has been prepared to illustrate the different approaches used.The project compared labelling in the following EU Member States:

  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

In addition,Read more

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CO2 Label for Passenger Cars: Research on the Country-specific Labeling Classification of Passenger Cars

August 2011 to November 2011

The requirements of EU Directive 1999/94/EC on fuel efficiency labeling of passenger cars are implemented differently in the Member States. In addition, several non-EU countries have developed their own labeling schemes. Ecologic Institute compared the different schemes in a research report. In addition, an Excel tool has been prepared to illustrate the different approaches used.

The project compared labelling in the following EU Member States:

  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

InRead more

Low-Carbon-Development: Study Tour for Policy Makers from China (中德气候伙伴关系项目: 低碳发展主题考察)

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12 December 2012 to 18 December 2012
Berlin
Germany
Speaker

The study tour, which took place as part of the Sino-German Climate Partnership, provided the participants with information on the important aspects of German environmental policy regarding low-carbon development through presentations, speeches, and discussions. The tour was organized and designed by Ecologic Institute on behalf of the GIZ.

The program was complemented by excursions

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The Social Dimension of EU Biofuel Policy

In the early 2000s, biofuels were seen as a panacea for several environmental and economic challenges. In more recent years, however, their promotion has faded substantially. With the ongoing expansion of biofuel production worldwide, serious doubts have been raised about their sustainability and potential to reach environmental targets. This Ecologic Brief provides an assessment of the extent to which social aspects of biofuel production are addressed in current EU policies. It also explores possible ways of enhancing, reshaping, or extending existing policies in order to ensure the sustainable production of biofuels. The Ecologic Brief is available for download.Read more

Smart Cities for Sustainable Growth

TimeLoc
3 May 2012
Lisbon
Portugal

This conference served to discuss the concept of 'smart city' using an integrated approach that encompasses the innovative, sustainable and inclusive dimensions of an intelligent city. A number of smart city case studies and solutions were presented, with a view to sharing knowledge and insights across different domains: energy, mobility, buildings, citizenship, financing, etc.

Co-hosted by Ecologic Institute.Read more

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