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Smarter, Greener, more Inclusive? - 2015

Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy
On 2 March 2015, Eurostat published its most recent Flagship Publication Smarter, greener, more inclusive?. The report, commissioned by Eurostat, assesses the EU's progress in implementing the Europe 2020 strategy. Commissioned by Eurostat, Andreas Prahl, Katharina Umpfenbach and Eike Velten of Ecologic Institute edited the chapter on climate change and energy. It discusses progress towards the so-called 20-20-20 targets which aim at cutting EU greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable energy supply, and improving energy efficiency.Read more
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Kosten-Nutzen-Abwägung zur Feststellung von Ausnahmen aufgrund unverhältnismäßiger Kosten

Ein Handbuch im Kontext der EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie
In order to achieve the aims of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) in German river basin districts, comprehensive and cost-intensive measures are necessary. In the case of disproportionally high costs, exceptions regarding deadlines and environmental objectives are possible. Using the cost-benefit-analysis that is presented in this manual, these disproportionalities can be identified.Read more

Qualitätsanforderungen an Umweltinformationen

Herleitung, Definition und Anwendung auf die Berichterstattung zur Umweltbelastung von Konsum und Produktion
Although there are many information and data on the environmental and climate impact of consumption and production, it is difficult to evaluate their role and their connections in the overall picture. In this study, different quality requirements for environmental information are defined and compared by using the concept of the "True and Fair View."

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Kosten-Nutzen-Abwägung im Kontext der EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie

Methodik zur Begründung von Ausnahmen aufgrund unverhältnismäßiger Kosten
This book presents a practical method to carry out a cost-benefit analysis in the context of the EU Water Framework Directive (WRRL). Disproportionally high costs of measures can hinder the achievement of the "good ecological status". With the help of the presented method, the proportionality of the costs can be reviewed with low effort.

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Jahrbuch Ökologie 2015: Re-Naturierung

Gesellschaft im Einklang mit der Natur
The Yearbook Ecology 2015 was published at the end of August 2014. This issue's focus is on re-naturation: society in harmony with nature, which is examined from economic, social, technical and ecological points of view. Ecologic Institute is one of the institutes supporting this yearbook and contributed three articles in the 2015 edition.Read more

Anpassung an regionale Klimafolgen kommunizieren

Konzepte, Herausforderungen und Perspektiven
On-time adaptation can be achieved only when future climate change and its consequences are successfully communicated. With their book "Communicating Adaptation to Regional Climate Change. Concepts, Challenges, and Perspectives", Karin Beese (Ecologic Institute), Miriam Fekkak, Christine Katz, Claudia Körner, and Heike Molitor enter the new area of "Communicating Adaptation." Through a collection of articles by 50 authors, the book presents theoretical approaches and reports of practical implementation as well as hands-on mediation for art and cultural projects. Read more

Sustainable Development in the European Union - 2013

2013 Monitoring Report of the EU Sustainable Development Strategy
Is there a trend towards more sustainable consumption patterns in the European Union (EU)? Is there a reduction in EU greenhouse gas emissions? Is the EU losing its natural capital? Answers to these and other questions are presented in the 2013 Eurostat monitoring report on Sustainable Development in the European Union. As partner in a consortium with the Vienna University of Economic and Business, INFRAS, and Haymarket Media Group, the Ecologic Institute played a substantial role in drafting the 2013 Eurostat monitoring report.The monitoring report is available for download.Read more

Arctic Marine Governance

Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation
The Arctic region not only plays an important role in regulating the world's climate, but is also highly affected by climate change. A new book edited by Ecologic Institute's Elizabeth Tedsen, Sandra Cavalieri, and R. Andreas Kraemer addresses the significant changes and developments the Arctic has undergone in the recent years. "Arctic Marine Governance: Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation" looks at the current governance environment in the marine Arctic, considers how policy frameworks can adapt to address new challenges in the region, and examines opportunities for cooperation between the European Union and the United States. Read more

Smarter, Greener, more Inclusive? - 2013

Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy
On 29 October 2013, Eurostat published its most recent Flagship Publication 'Smarter, greener, more inclusive?'. The report assesses the EU's progress in implementing the Europe 2020 strategy. Commissioned by Eurostat, Katharina Umpfenbach and Krista Timeus of Ecologic Institute edited the climate change and energy chapter. It discusses progress towards the so-called 20-20-20 targets which aim at cutting EU greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable energy supply and improving energy efficiency. The report is available for download.Read more

Climate Change and the Law

20 years after the adoption of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the international climate regime has evolved into a highly specialized area of legal expertise. This book explores the relation of climate and law, highlighting international climate law as an emerging discipline. Not only are cross-cutting and sectoral issues examined, but also comparative climate law plays an important role.Read more

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