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Waste management in practice in Ghana and Nigeria

Waste management in practice in Ghana and Nigeria

Tobias Schleicher, scientist at the Oeko-Institut, was on the road in West Africa, where two of his waste management projects are on the home straight. In this blog post, Tobias Schleicher describes his impressions. Weiterlesen →
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Goodbye, nuclear power!

Goodbye, nuclear power!

The latest issue of the Oeko-Institut’s eco@work magazine turns the spotlight on the phase-out of nuclear power. So let’s take a look back at nuclear power in Germany. Weiterlesen →
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The world waits for action on climate pledges

The world waits for action on climate pledges

Whenever the COPs are in the spotlight, there is a tendency to launch a raft of new initiatives. But do they have any effect? Anke Herold and Lorenz Moosmann have been looking at what became of three initiatives that emerged from COP26. Weiterlesen →
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Transcript of the podcast: “Protecting the climate with emissions trading?”

Transcript of the podcast: “Protecting the climate with emissions trading?”

"Wenden, bitte!" [All change, please!] The podcast on science and sustainable transitions. Guest in episode 14 is the scientist Verena Graichen from the Oeko-Institut. Weiterlesen →
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Transcript of the podcast: The heat transition

Transcript of the podcast: The heat transition

"Wenden, bitte!" [All change, please!] The podcast on science and sustainable transitions. Guest in episode 13 is the scientist Dr Veit Bürger from the Oeko-Institut Weiterlesen →
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Waste Management in India: A Woman Fights for the Circular Economy

Waste Management in India: A Woman Fights for the Circular Economy

Wilma Rodrigues founded the Sahaas Zero Waste company, which now offers comprehensive services that help to retain resources within the cycle. Weiterlesen →
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No safe landing: ICAO must adopt a more ambitious climate goal for international aviation

No safe landing: ICAO must adopt a more ambitious climate goal for international aviation

In this blogpost, we argue why the current proposals are inadequate for the aviation sector to contribute its fair share for achieving the Paris Agreement goals. Weiterlesen →
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The nuclear phase-out – myths about stretchout operation and extension of lifetimes

The nuclear phase-out – myths about stretchout operation and extension of lifetimes

The nuclear phase-out is a done deal. However, in response to the gas crisis, it is once again being discussed. In this two-part blog article, we explain why Germany should abide by its commitment to phase out nuclear power. Part One: The energy industry. Weiterlesen →
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