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  • DIW Wochenbericht 9 / 2010

    Nach Kopenhagen geht es in der internationalen Klimapolitik jetzt richtig los: Kommentar

    2010| Karsten Neuhoff
  • DIW Weekly Report 25 / 2023

    On the Way to Climate Neutrality: Scenarios Can Facilitate the Transition of Companies and the Financial Sector

    In its Federal Climate Change Act, Germany has committed to achieving climate neutrality by 2045. To do so, companies from both the industrial and the service sectors must adjust their production and business practices, and financial institutions must adjust their evaluation criteria. In many cases, this requires a new strategic direction and investments in climate-neutral products, business models, ...

    2023| Fernanda Ballesteros, Alexandra Hüttel, Karsten Neuhoff, Catherine Marchewitz
  • DIW Weekly Report 38 / 2022

    Carbon Contracts for Difference as an Instrument for Strengthening Climate Cooperation between Industrialized and Emerging Economies

    Industrialized countries and emerging economies must cooperate in order to decarbonize the emissions-intensive industrial sector and to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. While Germany and the other G7 countries have committed to supporting emerging economies in their efforts to combat climate change via international climate finance, it remains to be seen how this support can be implemented ...

    2022| Heiner von Lüpke, Catherine Marchewitz, Karsten Neuhoff, Charlotte Aebischer, Mats Kröger
  • DIW Weekly Report 35/36 / 2022

    Contracts for Difference Support the Expansion of Renewable Energy Sources while Reducing Electricity Price Risks

    The German Federal Government passed the “Easter Package” in July 2022, which envisages a number of measures for the expansion of renewable energy sources. The package retains sliding market premiums as a remuneration mechanism, which protect electricity producers unilaterally, while contracts for difference (CfDs), which also protect electricity customers, are only used in the offshore wind sector. ...

    2022| Mats Kröger, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn C. Richstein
  • DIW Weekly Report 43 / 2021

    An Effective Federal Climate Change Act Needs Leading Indicators

    To reach the climate targets, the course towards a climate-neutral society must be set now. However, the current monitoring instruments in the Climate Change Act do not provide sufficient information to policymakers and society on the effectiveness of policy instruments and programs, as they focus exclusively on greenhouse gas reduction targets, which are subject to uncertainty. Moreover, they only ...

    2021| Daniela Fietze, Mats Kröger, Thorsten Müller, Karsten Neuhoff
  • DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2021

    Collective Action: New Guiding Principles for International Climate Finance

    To limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, it is necessary for industrialized countries to support developing countries financially. The channels and mechanisms under which this support would be provided are known as International Climate Finance. Building upon expert interviews with a focus on the industrial sector, this report analyses the different areas of International Climate Finance and ...

    2021| Heiner von Lüpke, Charlotte Aebischer, Karsten Neuhoff
  • DIW Weekly Report 26 / 2021

    Climate Neutrality Requires Coordinated Measures for High Quality Recycling

    For Europe to reach climate neutrality by mid-century, it needs to move toward a circular economy. Waste avoidance, reuse, and recycling save primary resources and avoid emissions in the production of basic materials like steel, cement, and plastics. Without exploring circular economy potentials, switching production to climate-neutral processes alone would result in significant costs and tremendous ...

    2021| Xi Sun, Frederik Lettow, Karsten Neuhoff
  • DIW Weekly Report 10 / 2021

    Green Deal for Industry: A Clear Policy Framework Is More Important Than Funding

    The European Commission is facing the challenge and opportunity of implementing the Green Deal while simultaneously initiating the recovery of the economy following the coronavirus crisis. Investments in the basic materials industry’s transition to climate neutrality play a central role in this, as the sector is responsible for 16 percent of the EU’s CO2 emissions and is key to downstream value chains. ...

    2021| Karsten Neuhoff, Olga Chiappinelli, Mats Kröger, Frederik Lettow, Jörn Richstein, Franziska Schütze, Jan Stede, Xi Sun
  • DIW Weekly Report 16/17/18 / 2019

    Global Responsibilities: Renewable Energies, Climate Policy, Migratory Pressure: Reports

    2019| Claudia Kemfert, Lukas Menkhoff, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn Richstein, Tobias Stöhr, Vera Zipperer
  • DIW Weekly Report 28 / 2018

    Affordable Electricity Supply via Contracts for Difference for Renewable Energy

    The cost of renewable energy technology has plunged in recent years. But the extent to which electricity consumers can benefit from the reduced costs depends on the design of renewable remuneration mechanisms. Calculations of a financing model show that the current sliding premium is leading to increasingly higher risks for investments and in turn, increasing equity requirements. As a result, financing ...

    2018| Nils May, Karsten Neuhoff, Jörn C. Richstein
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