The management of forests, cropland and grassland impacts on the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. These activities must therefore be taken into account in the EU's Climate Target Plan. The EU Parliament and the European Council are currently arguing about the "how". The outcome of this ...One document
Press release Freiburg/Berlin, 11 December 2020 Further design of EU climate target for 2030 decisive for climate protection Just in time for the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, the European Council has decided to tighten the EU's climate targets. By 2030, the EU is to reduce ...One document
Press release Freiburg/Berlin, 14 May 2020 Close gap in the law to improve environmental standards in online shopping Some sellers of electronic equipment from non-EU countries such as China who market their products on the Internet do not contribute to the costs incurred in Germany for the collection ...One document
Dear press colleagues, Researchers at Oeko-Institut and Adelphi question the environmental benefits of a new UN program to address international aviation emissions – the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Our blog post analyses why CORSIA is unlikely to generate any actual emission reductions in its initial phase from 2021 to 2023, why its rules for forestry carbon credits are ...
Press release Freiburg/Berlin, 31 October 2018 EU collection rate: More than half of all batteries disappear Poor collection rates for portable batteries, inadequate targets for lithium-ion batteries and a lack of incentives for those responsible to collect more waste batteries. An Oeko-Institut led study - in collaboration with Trinomics - for the ...One document