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Ecologic Institute: Science and Policy for a Sustainable World

Ecologic Institute, Washington DC is an independent non-profit think-tank for applied environmental research and policy analysis.
Founded in 2008, Ecologic Institute, Washington DC aims to strengthen transatlantic relations in the environmental policy field.
Our staff promotes a transatlantic understanding of environmental policies through research, publications, educational exchanges, and public events.
We provide deep insights on environmental policy developments in the European Union as well as in the US.
Ecologic Institute, Washington DC collaborates with our counterparts in the European Ecologic Institutes in all aspects of our work.
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Policy Frameworks to Address Climate-Induced Risks to Human Security and Conflict - Recommendations

The Mediterranean, Middle East, and Sahel regions form a climate change "hot spot" that is expected to experience large climatic changes, with negative consequences for human security in the region. A new report by Ecologic Institute provides insights and recommendations on the policies and institutions needed to address water-related risks to human security and also prevent or reduce potential conflicts over water that may be caused or exacerbated by climate change. Effective climate change adaptation approaches are identified, and recommendations are given for policy makers at the EU and national level as well as for donors and actors at the international level. The report is now available for download.Read more

Ecologic Institute US

Ecologic Institute US is an independent non-profit think-tank for applied environmental research and policy analysis. Its mission is to promote greater transatlantic understanding of environmental policies, sustainable economic and political development, and environmental protection through research, publications, educational exchanges, and public events. It accomplishes this through dedication to discovering fresh perspectives in sustainable social and environmental development policies.

Founded in 2008, the Washington, DC office of Ecologic Institute US evolved out of the Transatlantic Program of Ecologic Institute, Berlin, and aims to continue to expand international networks in the field of environmental policy.

Ecologic Institute US provides practical solutions for environmental protection, sustainable development, and opportunities for international cooperation and exchange on debates about environmental policy through a variety of activities:

  • Policy-relevant research reports and analysis on issues related to our mission;
  • Evidence-based analysis and management of complex environmental research projects;
  • Impact assessments aimed at forecasting and projecting environmental impact scenarios;
  • Interdisciplinary teams applying cross-disciplinary theories and methodologies;
  • Educational exchanges, awareness, and capacity-building programs; and
  • Special events, workshops, and conferences.

Ecologic Institute US collaborates with our European partners to develop optimal insights into our six foundational  program areas:

  • Europe and its policies
  • Climate and energy
  • Transatlantic outreach
  • Economics of transformation and infrastructure finance
  • The role of the European and American partnership in international affairs
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services

Ecologic Institute US is a legally and financially independent IRC 501(c)(3) public charity.