Climate

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China’s Climate Transition: Outlook 2023

Published: 27 November 2023
Report
To successfully achieve a peaking and rapid decline in emissions, China will need increased efforts on energy efficiency, a successful transformation of the economic growth model, or even higher investments into clean energy.
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China’s Climate Transition: Outlook 2022

Published: 30 November 2022
Report
In this groundbreaking report tracking China’s climate transition, the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) assessed China’s progress in curbing emissions against 19 different benchmarks and carried out a survey of 26 Chinese energy sector analysts and experts.
"Clean" Energy Bills for all citizens in the EU

"Clean" Energy Bills for all citizens in the EU

Published: 11 July 2022
Analysis
Well-designed energy bills are a key tool for consumers in the energy transition. The analysis “‘Clean’ Energy Bills for all citizens in the EU; a subject to an examination” aims at registering the content, structure, and format of the electricity bills in EU27, and examine their contribution to consumers’ empowerment to play an active role in the clean energy transition.
Making the Great Turnaround work

Making the Great Turnaround work

Published: 1 June 2022
Study
The long-term challenges have lost none of their significance – be it climate breakdown, species extinction, the increase in inequality, or demographic change. The challenge is to craft a strategic approach that can set the course for long-term success.
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Climate and Energy Partnerships – Hype or Hope?

Published: 28 March 2022
E-Paper
Climate and Energy Partnerships are a key instrument in international climate and energy cooperation and diplomacy. The recommendations in this paper are meant to make Climate and Energy Partnerships into relationships on equal footing and into win-win solutions in the transition to a net zero global economy.
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Feminist perspectives on gender-just and sustainable urban development

Published: 21 March 2022
Factsheet
Urbanisation is a defining characteristic of life across the globe in the 21st century. Cities offer many opportunities for different types of people to forge a livelihood and lead a fulfilling social life. The diverse options are taken up in particular by women and people who renounce traditional, binary gender roles and norms and are thus often subject to various kinds of discrimination.
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The Elephant in the Room - Environmental Racism in Germany

Published: 15 December 2021
E-Paper
The term "environmental racism" emerged in the 1980s in the USA and articulates the racist effects of unequal distribution of environmental goods and risks. In light of the climate crisis, a new generation of people experiencing racism is asking whether and how climate change impacts reinforce the efficacy of environmental racism.
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Navigating Uncharted Waters

Published: 12 November 2021
E-Paper
Many Russian stakeholders no longer fiercely reject the EU’s plans to tax carbon intensive imports, but look at the global decarbonisation efforts more foresightedly. Windows of opportunities for international cooperation appear. However, instead of joining the global shift to renewables, Russia develops its own approach with a strong role for traditional energy sources.