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Paradigm Shift in Germany's Renewable Energy Support Scheme: What can we expect from the introduction of auctioning?

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6 October 2015
Berlin
Germany
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"What does the change of system involve? Switching to tenders for German Renewable Energies Promotion” is the topic of the Climate Talk which took place on October 6, 2015. Cornelia Viertl (BMWi), Sabine Schmedding (BWE) and Fabian Wigand (Ecofys) opened the discussion at the event organized by the Ecologic Institute and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).Read more

Taking Stock of the UN Climate Talks Towards Paris 2015: Ambition Before and After 2020

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15 October 2014
Berlin
Germany
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The UN climate negotiations are currently working towards a new global climate agreement, to be concluded at the end of 2015 in Paris. Until then, a marathon of negotiation sessions is scheduled to take place. In the run-up to the third of four rounds of negotiations in October 2014 in Bonn and just a few weeks before the start of the 2014 climate summit in Lima, Peru (COP-22), a group of 30 interested experts came together at Ecologic Institute for a Climate Talk to take stock.Read more

The Warsaw Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change

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7 April 2014
Berlin
Germany
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"Loss and damage – what can the new mechanism offer?" was the topic of the 26th Climate Talk on 7 April 2014. The event, jointly organised by the Ecologic Institute and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), featured guest speakers Ilka Wagner (BMUB), Sabine Minninger (Brot für die Welt) and Sönke Kreft (Germanwatch).

After the 2012 decision in...Read more

The Common Agricultural Policy: Barrier to - or Driver for Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture?

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26 September 2013
Berlin
Germany
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What is the role of the Common Agricultural Policy in addressing climate change mitigation and adaptation? Has the recent round of CAP reform sufficiently contributed to the effort to address these issues? These questions were the focus of the 25th Climate Talk, jointly organized by Ecologic Institute and the Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), which featured presentations by...Read more

EU ETS – From Slumping to Jumping?

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25 February 2013
Berlin
Germany
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The 24th edition of the Climate Talk, held on 25 February 2013, discussed the future of the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The event, jointly organised by the Ecologic Institute and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), featured as discussants Dr. Jochen Diekmann (DIW Berlin), Dr. Uwe Neuser (Ministry of the Environment) und Dr. Joachim Hein...Read more

A Transatlantic Exchange on the German "Energiewende"

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12 November 2012
Berlin
Germany
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At a special event, the "Climate Talk" series starred Jeffrey Ball, Scholar–in–Residence at Stanford University and former Environment Editor at the Wall Street Journal; Enno Harks, Senior Political Advisor with BP; and Dr. Petri Hakkarainen, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS). The event featured a truly transatlantic exchange on the German "Energiewende". It was moderated by...Read more

Rio plus 20 - New Impulses for International Climate Negotiations?

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25 June 2012
Berlin
Germany
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The 22st Climate Talk on 25 June 2012 occupies itself with the question: which impetuses for international climate policy will expand out from the Rio+20 Conference? The debate at the event, organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), was opened by Dr. Karsten Sach (BMU), Dr. Thomas Koenen...Read more

Shale Gas and Fracking - an Energy Revolution in Europe?

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6 March 2012
Berlin
Germany
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The 21th Climate Talk, which took place on 6 March 2012, addressed issues regarding fracking and was entitled "Shale gas and fracking - an energy revolution in Europe?"

Shale gas - natural gas trapped deep in underground rock formations - has provided hope for an energy revolution in Europe. Because the gas can only be retrieved with the technique...Read more

Limited Freedom above the Clouds: Aviation Becomes Part of European Emissions Trading Scheme

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21 November 2011
Berlin
Germany
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"Limited Freedom above the Clouds: Aviation Becomes Part of European Emissions Trading Scheme" was the topic of the 20th Climate Talk, hosted by Dr. Camilla Bausch and Benjamin Görlach of the Ecologic Institute, as well as Dr. Susanne Dröge of the the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) on 21 November 2011.

Aviation...Read more

Waking the sleeping giant - Instruments for more energy efficiency in the EU

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22 June 2011
Berlin
Germany
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"Waking the sleeping giant - Instruments for more energy efficiency in the EU" was the topic of the 19th Climate Talk, hosted by Dr. Camilla Bausch and Benjamin Görlach of Ecologic Institute and Dr. Susanne Dröge of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in June 2011.

Energy efficiency is crucial for meeting the EU's climate policy...Read more

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