January 8, 2009

    Expanding Renewable Generating Capacity by 2030

    Round Table Discussion: Technology and Policy Challenges Brussels, January 08, 2009 The purpose of the Round Table will be to investigate options and necessary steps to integrate the North Sea and Atlantic offshore wind and the Southern European and North African solar thermal into the European power grid. We will consider the role of existing […]
    December 11, 2008

    Side Events at COP 14

    Germany Side event and SSG Side Event Poznań, December 11, 2008 Germany Side event at COP 14 Investing in climate protection: Prospects in sustainable growth and development. Investments for a Climate-Friendly Germany – Study commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Download [PDF, 2,2 MB]
    December 4, 2008

    Innovation Kaleidoscope for Sustainability

    A joint Seminar of the European Commission-GSD and a demonstration project of Eusko Ikaskuntza on New Social and New Economic Techniques Bilbao, December 2-4, 2008 Seminar agenda [PDF, 0,1 MB] Seminar flyer [PDF, 7,8 MB]
    November 26, 2008

    Linking North Africa’s Renewable Electricity Potential to Europe – Policy Challenges

    SSG Workshop Laxenburg, November 24-26, 2008 Workshop agenda [PDF, 0,2 MB] Workshop concept note [PDF, 0,1 MB]
    June 9, 2008

    Wachstum, Beschäftigung und Klimaschutz (German)

    BMU-Investitionskonferenz Berlin, June 09, 2008 Eine gut konzipierte Klimapolitik ist Wachstumspolitik. Durch klug gewählte Investitionsstrategien werden gleichzeitig Treibhausgase reduziert und Wachstum und Beschäftigung generiert. Entscheidend hierfür ist es, dass in den Sektoren Energie, Industrie, Gebäude und Verkehr zusätzliche Investitionen durchgeführt werden. Notwendig ist ein gutes Investitionsklima für Klimainvestitionen. Die Frage, welche zusätzlichen Investitionen in welche […]
    May 13, 2008

    Product Carbon Footprinting and CO2-Labeling in Europe

    Dialogue Forum: Low Carbon Society #3 Brussels, May 13, 2008 More and more companies are recognizing the opportunities and challenges climate change poses to their business. They are confronted with rising expectations from stakeholders to act on climate change. They increasingly understand that taking actions on climate change may lead to efficiency gains, lower risk […]
    April 10, 2008

    Klimawandel: Reichen gute Ideen? (German)

    Symposium Eberswalde, April 10, 2008 ‘Germany – Land of Ideas’ the international Master Study Programme ‘Global Change Management’ at the Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences was awarded a prize for being an outstanding innovative project. The symposium ‘Klimawandel – Reichen gute Ideen?’ is the major event within this frame and will focus on higher education needs in […]
    April 8, 2008

    Ökologische Nachhaltigkeit (German)

    Nachhaltigkeit – Ein Programm für unsere Zukunft Berlin, April 08, 2008 Nachhaltigkeit betrifft alle Betrachtungsebenen, kann also lokal, regional, national oder global verwirklicht werden. Während aus ökologischer Perspektive zunehmend ein globaler Ansatz verfolgt wird, steht hinsichtlich der wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Nachhaltigkeit oft der nationale Blickwinkel im Vordergrund.
    April 2, 2008

    Climate Change and the Cities of the Future

    ECF Annual Conference 2008 Alcalá de Henares, April 1-2, 2008 Art, technology and economics, acting in synergy, have a decisive role in stopping the accelerating climate change. Cities are the main source of greenhouse gases emissions: The production of electricity is finally directed to the cities; buildings must be heated and cooled, people and goods […]
    March 28, 2008

    Renewables in the Mediterranean

    German-Italian Cooperation for the Development of Renewable Energies in the Mediterranean – The SuperSmart Grid Berlin, March 28, 2008 The world today is facing increasing energy prices, diminishing fossil energy resources and rapidly increasing energy demand. Today, the price of oil is around 100 $/bbl. Over 60 oil-producing countries have already passed their production peaks; […]