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Decarbonisation – 100% Renewable Energy and More

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9 November 2015
Berlin
Germany
How can industrialised nations, regions and cities mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in various economic sectors? At the international workshop “Decarbonisation – 100 % Renewable Energy and More”, decarbonisation approaches and strategies pursued in Europe on different political levels were showcased, discussed and reviewed with regard to their cross-border transferability. It showcased different examples from across the EU, highlighting specific national and city level strategies and discussed their respective commonalities and differences with an expert audience. The high-level workshop was organized by the German Federal Environment Agency with support of Ecologic Institute.Read more

A Robust Governance Framework for the EU 2030 Targets and the Energy Union: The Role of Planning and Reporting

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12 October 2015
Berlin
Germany
The European Commission and EU Member States are currently discussing proposals for a new system of governance. The new set of rules and procedures is expected to help the EU to achieve its climate and energy targets for 2030 and to form an Energy Union. One of the reform’s aims is to streamline existing planning and reporting requirements on energy and climate policy. However, much remains to be clarified about how this new governance framework and the new planning and reporting process will work in practice. The studies are available for download.Read more

Engaging Citizens in Adaptive River Basin Management in the Mediterranean

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27 May 2015 to 1 July 2015
'BeWater' is a three and a half-year EU-funded project, which investigates the opportunities of preparing adaptive management plans for river basins in four case studies based in the Mediterranean region: Pedieos (Cyprus), Rmel (Tunisia), Tordera (Spain) and Vipava (Slovenia). The aim of the project is to promote dialogue and collaboration between science and society for sustainable water management in order to facilitate adaptation to the impacts of global change in the Mediterranean. From May until July 2015, four participatory workshops were held in the aforementioned cities. Some of the outcomes of the workshops are summarized in the table at the end of the text. Read more

EU Low Carbon Technology Support Policies - POLIMP Stakeholder Workshop

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15 September 2015
Berlin
Germany
On 15 September 2015, the POLIMP project consortium will host its final expert workshop at Ecologic Institute in Berlin (Germany). The one day workshop will focus on low-carbon technology support policies in the EU, with special attention given to financing, public acceptance and emissions trading. Each of these will feature introductory input from the project, contrasted with an external policy expert perspective (from research, government and business) to start conversation among participants. The presentations and discussion will be augmented by the perspectives of up to 40 external experts working in research, government and business.Read more

Improving Europe's Climate Policy Toolbox to Reach the 2050 Low-Carbon Targets

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9 June 2015
Bonn
Germany
From 1 June to 11 June 2015, the meeting of the Subsidiary Bodies for the UN climate negotiations in the lead up to COP21 took place in Bonn (Germany). Members of the CECILIA2050 consortium hosted a side event entitled "Improving Europe's Climate Policy Toolbox to Reach the 2050 Low-Carbon Targets: Insights from the CECILIA2050 Project."Read more

EFFACE Workshops on Environmental Crime

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21 January 2014 to 22 October 2015
Berlin, Catania, Brussels, Granada, Den Haag, London
An important part of the research project "European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime" (EFFACE), which is coordinated by Ecologic Institute, is a series of workshops. They served both to present results of the research project and to invite feedback from academic experts, policy-makers and practitioners. Summaries of the workshops are available for download.Read more

Our Energy Solutions Workshop Comes to Florida

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23 March 2015
25 March 2015
Florida
United States
In an effort to increase education on the environmental, health and socioeconomic impacts of unconventional drilling such as fracking, Ecologic Institute and FracTracker Alliance are collaborating through an initiative to share the American fracking experience. As part of this initiative, a compelling series of 14 US-based and international workshops in affected communities has been created. One such workshop was hosted by the South Florida Wildlands Association in partnership with Ecologic Institute and FracTracker to share the latest insights on oil development activities (including seismic testing) in Florida and ways that the public can get involved.Read more

TTIP: Impacts on Agriculture and Food in the US, the EU and Beyond

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9 January 2015
Washington DC
United States
This workshop aimed at discussing the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement under negotiation between the European Union and the United States of America with regards to the specific food and agricultural provisions that would be included in the agreement. Issues with regulatory cooperation between the two systems as well as eliminating trade barriers to facilitate the flow of goods across the Atlantic were discussed. Ecologic Institute, US (EIUS) co-hosted the workshop with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on 9 January 2015. Read more

Establishing an Environmental Monograph System for Veterinary Medicinal Products

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26 November 2014
Brussels
Belgium
From an environmental perspective, a key question concerning the current revision of the Veterinary Medicinal Products Directive (Directive 2001/82/EC) is its requirements to generate and make public data on the environmental behaviour of veterinary drugs. The latest proposal of the EU Commission contains some minor improvements on the availability of environmental information for generic veterinary products - however, other very significant information gaps are not addressedRead more

Role and Challenges of SMEs in a Green(er) Economy – Transnational Networking as an Opportunity for SMEs

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26 November 2014
Düren
Germany

The contribution of private enterprises and business communities toward the transition to a green economy has often been underestimated. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and corporate actors work as key players and they have the power to influence and change the socio-economic context and improve the state of the environment. Many SMEs and corporate actors have introduced innovative solutions...Read more

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