Basic materials, such as aluminium, cement and steel, are central to our economies, but their production accounts for around 16% of European and 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore difficult to envisage how Europe can reach the commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement without significant emission reductions from the materials sector.
While some incremental
In the project Coal Transitions leading research institutes in six major coal-using countries evaluate current policies and develop economicallyfeasible and socially just pathways to transition from thermal coal before 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement. Next to the Climate Policy department and the department of Energy, Transportation and Environment of the DIW Berlin (Germany), these are
The Future Power Market Platform brings together consists of experts and decision-makers from both public and private sector across Europe who are prioritizing market design and regulatory mechanism development in their working agendas. The initiative will lead an ongoing informative debate on the adequate regulatory and market framework for 2020 and beyond.Working group meetings take place at DIW
The project researches the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in Brazil, Germany / EU, India, Indonesia and South Africa, by research-based policy advice and capacity building. The project will especially analyse policy and financial instruments that support the just transition to a climate-friendly pathway and that can contribute to the mobilization of private
The Sustainable Finance Research Platform is a network of five German research institutions that have been conducting intensive research on sustainable finance for many years. The aim of the platform is to provide scientific support in answering key social, political and private sector questions, to provide established and emerging knowledge and to play an advisory role in the political and public