Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Aktuelles Projekt

Abteilung

Klimapolitik

Projektleitung

Karsten Neuhoff

Projektzeitraum

1. September 2016

Materials are central to our economies but their production also dominates industrial greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore difficult to envisage how Europe can reach an 80-95% emission reduction target without significant emission reductions from the materials sector.

While some efficiency improvements and fuel shifting to lower carbon inputs have been achieved in sectors such as steel and cement, they amount to only modest reductions. The large, and necessary, mitigation potentials linked to break-through process technologies, new materials, and more efficient material use remain largely untapped.

Since the end of 2016 the Climate Friendly Materials Platform - jointly lead by DIW Berlin and Climate Strategies - brings together policy makers, industry representatives, practitioners in industrial decarbonisation and applied researchers for the development of a shared understanding of tangible policy options and eventually common policy action at the national and EU level to the overall goal of successfully decarbonize the basic materials sector.

Round-table workshops take place at DIW Berlin or at various international institutions to which Platform's research members are affiliated depending on specific collaborations, funding sources and focus on specific relevant topics.

A subproject titled "Climate-Friendly Materials Platform: supporting transition in Central and Southern Europe" is currently ongoing funded by EUKI

The Platform continues and extends some research and policy activities started in a previous DIW project "Inclusion of Consumption in Emissions Trading". See project details and workshop webpages here

You could also find more information on the website of Climate Strategies here

The Climate Friendly Materials Platform acknowledges support from MISTRA, ECF, EUKI-BMU, Leeds University, HeidelbergCement and Climate Strategies for the organization of roundtables.

DIW Team

Karsten Neuhoff, Olga Chiappinelli. Klimafreundliche Herstellung und Nutzung von Grundstoffen: Bündel von Politikmaßnahmen notwendig. DIW Wochenbericht 26/18. S. 575-583

Karsten Neuhoff, Olga Chiappinelli, Chris Bataille, Manuel Haußner, Roland Ismer, Eugénie Joltreau, Ingmar Jürgens, Carlotta Piantieri, Jörn Richstein, Oliver Sartor, Puja Singhal, Jan Stede. Filling Gaps in the Policy Package to Decarbonise Production and Use of Materials. Climate Strategies report. Neuhoff, K. June 2018

Karsten Neuhoff, Olga Chiappinelli, Richard Baron, John Barrett, Maciej Bukowski, Vicki Duscha, Tobias Fleiter, Manuel Haussner, Roland Ismer, Robert Kok, Gregory F. Nemet, Hector Pollitt, Jörn Richstein, Tatiana Vakhitova, Tomas Wyns, Lars Zetterberg. Innovation and use policies required to realize investment and emission reductions in the materials sector. Climate Strategies report. Initial findings. January 2017

This project is led jointly by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin and delivered by a multidisciplinary, international team of researchers from a number of institutions, representing various fields (EU law and institutions, climate policy and economics, energy market and infrastructure policy and economics).

24. Mai 2019
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Climate Friendly Materials Roundtable on
“Policy Design for Greening Construction Supply Chains”

Speaker: Karsten Neuhoff (DIW Berlin), Lars Zetterberg(IVL), Johan Rootzén (Chalmers University of Technology), Martin Erlandsson (IVL), Julien Morel (Swedish EPA),Anna Kadefors (KTH), Olga Chiappinelli (DIW Berlin), Jannik Giesekam (Leeds University), Karsten Neuhoff

The workshop gives an overview of mitigation options, possible set of policy instruments, and how they influence decisions (engage, improve economics, support innovation etc.), outline for the analytic approach and discussion of the day.

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4. März 2019
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Climate Friendly Materials Roundtable on "Inclusive transformation of the European Materials Sector”

Speaker: Karsten Neuhoff (DIW Berlin), Aleksander Sniegocki (WiseEuropa), Balazs Felsmann (REKK), (IIT Comillas University), Nils May (DIW Berlin), Karsten Neuhoff
Ort: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The workshop gives an overview of mitigation options, possible set of policy instruments, and how they influence decisions (engage, improve economics, support innovation etc.), outline for the analytic approach and discussion of the day.

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28. November 2018
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Workshop on Trade and climate policy in 2018 and beyond. How to get the incentives right?

Ort: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Ludwigkirchplatz 3–4
10719 Berlin

Workshop on Trade and climate policy in 2018 and beyond. How to get the incentives right?

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16. März 2018
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Workshop on Policy packages for low-carbon road maps in the materials sector

Speaker: Diana Quezada, Eugenie Joltreau, Hugo Trappmann, Moritz Mues, Manuela Ojan, Paul Ekins, Manuel Haußner, Christopher Beauman, Oliver Sartor, Arjan Geveke, Karsten Neuhoff
Ort: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The workshop gives an overview of mitigation options, possible set of policy instruments, and how they influence decisions (engage, improve economics, support innovation etc.), outline for the analytic approach and discussion of the day.

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7. November 2017
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

UNFCCC Side Event at COP23: Policy Design for a Climate Friendly Materials Sector

Speaker: Alexandra Carr, Wolfgang Eichhammer, Peter Stemmermann, Russel Mills, Andrew Marquard, Georg Zachmann, Olga Chiappinelli, Karsten Neuhoff
Zeit:
  • 14:30 - 16:00
Ort: UNFCCC Side Event at COP23
Stand A.04
UK Pavilion
Bonn Zone

Basic materials, such as aluminium, cement and steel, are important inputs for the construction of infrastructure and buildings, as well as manufacturing of industrial products. Their primary production is, however, carbon intensive, and in Europe is responsible for the dominant share of industrial emissions, equivalent to 16% of overall greenhouse gas emissions. A portfolio of “climate ...

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20. Oktober 2017
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Workshop on Policies to Stimulate Climate Friendly Innovation in the Materials Sector

Speaker: Henry Derwent, Roman Doubrava, Gregory Nemet, Araceli Fernandez Pales, Carl De Maré, Ilian Iliev, Heleen de Coninck, Gareth Roberts, Olga Chiappinelli, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn Richstein, Puja Singhal
Zeit:

Ort: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

3rd Workshop, Climate Friendly Materials Platform

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8. Mai 2017
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

UNFCCC SB’s Side Event Policy Solutions for a Climate Friendly Materials Sector

Zeit:
  • 16.45 – 18.15

Production of basic materials like steel, cement or aluminium is responsible for the majority of industrial GHG emissions. Yet so far national policies provide very limited support for climate friendly material production and efficient use of materials. In principle, Emission Trading Systems were implemented to provide the desired incentives. In practice, carbon leakage concerns trigger free ...

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23. Januar 2017
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

2nd Workshop on Policy Design for a Climate-Friendly Materials Sector

Speaker: Andrzej Blachowicz, Tobias Fleiter, John Barrett, Christopher Beauman, Robert Kok, John Barrett, Henry Derwent, Heleen de Coninck, Tomas Wyns, Heleen de Coninck, Roland Ismer, Manuel Haussner, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn Richstein, Vera Zipperer
Zeit:

Ort: DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

Materials are central to our economies – but their production also dominates industrial greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore not possible for Europe to reach an 80-95% emission reduction target without significant emission reductions from the materials sector. While some production efficiency improvements and fuel shifting to lower carbon inputs have been achieved in sectors such as ...

  • lock_openöffentlich
  • Unterlagen
16. September 2016
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

1st Workshop on Policy Design for a Climate-Friendly Materials Sector

Speaker: Heleen de Coninck, Tatiana Vakhitova, Henry Derwent, Richard Baron, Maciej Bukowski, Lars Zetterberg, , Olga Chiappinelli, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn Richstein
Zeit:

Ort: EU Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (KoWi)
Rue du Trône 98
1050 Brussels

Materials are central to our economies – but their production also dominates industrial greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore not possible for Europe to reach an 80-95% emission reduction target without significant emission reductions from the materials sector. While some production efficiency improvements and fuel shifting to lower carbon inputs have been achieved in sectors such as ...

  • lock_openöffentlich
  • Unterlagen

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