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Ecologic Institute EU

The Ecologic Institute EU is a think tank for applied environmental research, policy analysis and consultancy. Ecologic is dedicated to bringing fresh ideas to environmental policy and sustainable development. The institute places primary emphasis on generating real-world results. It covers the entire spectrum of environmental issues, including the integration of environmental concerns into other policy fields. The Ecologic Institute in Berlin was founded in 1995 and serves as the Ecologic head office. The Ecologic Institute in Brussels was established in 2001.

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Evaluation of Berlin's Energy Programme 2006-2010

January 2009 to June 2009
With the aim of contributing its fair share to climate mitigation, the Senate of Berlin adopted a comprehensive Energy Programme for the period 2006-2010. Ecologic Institute contributed to a mid-term review of the program that served to assess the progress made and recommend steps for the further development of climate and energy policies in the Federal State of Berlin.Read more

Internet of Services and Things and Compliance of Technical Infrastructure with Environmental Standards – A Conceptual Study for Schwerin and its Surrounding Areas

August 2015 to July 2017
Several regions, notably in eastern Germany, are faced with the challenge of maintaining infrastructure and services while coping with shrinking populations and financial constraints. Could up-to-date information and communication technologies, such as the internet of services and things, be part of the solution? A conceptual study focusing on Schwerin and its surrounding areas has been launched to help answer this question.Read more

Regional Environmental Challenges and Solutions in the Pan-Atlantic Space

ATLANTIC FUTURE scientific paper no. 32
Tedsen, Elizabeth; R. Andreas Kraemer 2015: Regional Environmental Challenges and Solutions in the Pan-Atlantic Space. ATLANTIC FUTURE scientific paper no. 32, Berlin.Read more

Climate Change Impacts in the Atlantic Basin and Coordinated Adaptation Responses

ATLANTIC FUTURE scientific paper no. 16
Stefes, Christoph; Andrew Reid; Lucy Smith et. al. 2014: Climate Change Impacts in the Atlantic Basin and Coordinated Adaptation Responses. ATLANTIC FUTURE scientific paper no. 16, Berlin.Read more

Impact Analysis for Market Uptake Scenarios and Policy Implications

Impacts of Electric Vehicles - Deliverable 5
Kampman, Bettina; Huib van Essen; Willem Braat et. al. 2011: Impact analysis for market uptake scenarios and policy implications. Impacts of Electric Vehicles - Deliverable 5. Ecologic Institute/ICF/CE Delft, Delft.Read more

Permafrost Research at the Science-Policy Interface

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20 June 2016
Potsdam
Germany
Within the framework of the 11th International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP 2016) organized by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research taking place in Potsdam from 20 to 24 June 2016, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada and the Ecologic Institute, is holding an event on the topic of "Permafrost Research at the Science-Policy Interface". Registration for ICOP 2106 is open up to 31 May 2016.Read more

3rd European Resources Forum (ERF) 2016

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9 November 2016 to 10 November 2016
Berlin
Germany
Ecologic Institute is supporting the Federal Environment Agency in organising the 3rd European Resources Forum from 9 until 10 November 2016. The conference takes place in the "Ludwig Erhard Haus" in Berlin. The ERF addresses European decision-makers and experts from the fields of policy development, industry, academia, civil society and the media. The 2016 ERF is expected to attract some 400 participants.Read more

Keeping it Legal - 4th ETS E-learning Course Webinar

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27 April 2016
Boston / New York
United States
In this last of our 4-part webinar series on emissions tradin gsystems, guest speaker Franz Litz explains the unique legal challenges of establishing and implementing regulatory ETSs. He discusses examples of national and international law to illustrate legal considerations for future ETS.Read more

Management of European Overseas (Sub)Tropical Biodiversity in Support of Sustainable Development

Policy Recommendations and Priorities for Research Cooperation

NetBiome-CSA is a European funded project that aims to extend and strengthen research partnerships and cooperation for smart and sustainable management of tropical and subtropical biodiversity in Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). The NetBiome Network has developed a Strategic Document with a series of policy and research priorities for improving knowledge about biodiversity and the practice of biodiversity governance in the...Read more

Transformation to Climate Resilient and Resource-conserving Infrastructure (TRAFIS)

January 2016 to June 2019
The TRAFIS project investigates the development of climate resilient and resource-conserving infrastructures through the lens of transition and action research. The project focuses primarily on interlinked infrastructures.Read more

Workshop Ahrensfelde 2030 - The Municipality we want to live in

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23 April 2016
Ahrensfelde
Germany
On Saturday, 23 April 2016 15 children and young adults between the ages of 10 and 17 from different parts of the Ahrensfelde municipality met to participate in a creative workshop. The goal was to create a vision of how their community should develop sustainably until 2030. The day-long workshop was organised by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with the Hochschule Eberswalde, the youth coordinator of the community and the municipality.Read more

A Systemic and Systematic Approach to the Development of a Policy Mix for Material Resource Efficiency

Increasing material use efficiency is important to mitigate future supply risks and minimize environmental impacts associated with the production of the materials. The policy mix presented in this paper aims to contribute to reducing the use of virgin metals in the EU by 80% by 2050 without significant shifting of burdens to other material resources, environmental impacts, or parts of the world. The article is available for download.Read more
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Vorschlag für einen Policy Mix für den Aktionsplan Anpassung an den Klimawandel II

The project, "Policy Mix for an Updated Adaptation Action Plan," aimed at developing science-based recommendations for the update to the Adaptation Action Plan of the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change. The focus was on the compilation and evaluation of potential adaptation measures and political instruments to further their implementation. The final report of this project is available for download.Read more

Proposals for Reforming the EU Effort Sharing Decision

A new report by the Ecologic Institute makes concrete proposals for reforming the EU Effort Sharing Decision (ESD). A reduction target for 2050 as well as a robust review and target adjustment mechanism are highlighted as the main reform proposals. The report also touches on proposals for enhancing the flexibility of the ESD. The report is available for download.Read more

Wildlife Crime

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19 April 2016
Brussels
Belgium
On 19 April 2016, Stephan Sina and Christiane Gerstetter, Senior Fellows at Ecologic Institute, presented a study on wildlife crime to the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) of the European Parliament in Brussels. The study was compiled by a consortium lead by Ecologic Institute and published recently on the European Parliament's website. The presentation is available for download.Read more

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