Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

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This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstraße 58, 10117 Berlin
Room: (if not otherwise specified): Schumpeter Hall (1st floor)
Time: 12:30 - 14:30 (12:15 a small imbiss)

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September 13, 2019
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Policies to support basic materials’ pathway to climate neutrality

Speaker: Artur Runge-Metzger, Gerrit Riemer, Malte Bornkamm, Olga Chiappinelli
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

In line with the continuously carbon-intensive consumption patterns of our societies, the steel, cement and other basic materials still used in end-use sectors and products across our economies entail 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 2/3 of German industrial emissions. To avoid these emissions, material producers and users are proposing a portfolio of options, including clean production ...

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November 29, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

The role of trade policy for implementing the Paris Agreement

Speaker: Aaron Cosbey, Malte Bornkamm, Susanne Dröge, Karsten Neuhoff
Location: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

Trade policy has been in the headline news throughout this year. At the same time, trade policy is capturing increasing attention in international climate policy debates, for example regarding the responsibilities of consumers for carbon embodied in imports, or concerns of producers how national policy regimes can be designed to guide a transition to climate neutrality in a highly competitive ...

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October 15, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Das Klimaschutzgesetz als Kernelement der Transformation

Speaker: Matthias Duwe, Dieter Weinreich, Henning Ellermann, Heiner von Lüpke
Location: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

Deutschland hat zwar ambitionierte Klimaziele und Planungswerke auf Basis von Kabinettsbeschlüssen, es fehlen aber gesetzliche Grundlagen, die die weitere Implementierung und Zielerreichung unterstützen können. Ein Klimaschutzgesetz, wie im Koalitionsvertrag für 2019 vorgesehen, sollte möglichst Klarheit schaffen über institutionelle Verantwortlichkeiten und Ablä ...

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August 29, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Gas Transit through Ukraine – Discussing Ways Forward

Speaker: Edward C. Chow, Holgar Kolley, Stefan Rolle, Georg Zachmann
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

The transit contract between Russia and Ukraine ends 31 December 2019. The future of Ukraine’s gas transit is uncertain, because export volumes are expected to be redirected through Nord Stream 2 and Turk Stream. Yet, gas transit through Ukraine remains important for the country but also for Central and South Eastern Europe. What are ways forward with regard to gas market reforms and a ...

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July 10, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Energy and Climate Policy in Mexico in the aftermath of National Elections

Speaker: César Alejandro Hernández, Senior Energy Analyst at International Energy AgencyJosé Imer Campos & Rodrigo Jiménez, Hertie School of Governance Heiner von Lüpke, DIW Berlin
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

In 2013, the Mexican government launched an ambitious reform package that meant to radically change the face of Mexico’s energy system. Besides reforming the oil and gas sectors, amongst others it also aimed at liberalizing the electricity markets, which had historically been in the hands of the State. As the reforms were implemented, additional goals concerning a clean energy source content ...

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May 22, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Presenting the new EU Platform: "Coal Regions in Transition" – enabling a `just and fast transition` in Germany and Europe

Speaker: Anna Colucci, Head of Unit DG ENER.B3: Retail markets; coal & oil, European CommissionTimon Wehnert, Vice Head Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute Dr. Sabrina Schulz, Head of Berlin office, E3G Uwe Steffen, Head of Referat 31 Grundsatz, Energierecht, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Brandenburg
Location: Elinor Ostrom Hall
Room 1.2.019
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

The European Commission launched the 'Coal Regions in Transition Platform' on Dec 11th, 2017 in Strasbourg. This initiative shall support transformation projects and provide a high level policy dialogue on coal. In a next step several pilot regions were chosen, including also Lusatia´s coal region. This BSEC shall give the opportunity to discuss future steps needed on the European, German ...

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March 5, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Nationale Energie- und Klimapläne nach der EU Governance-Verordnung: Wo steht der Prozess und was können die Pläne leisten?

Speaker: Andreas Löschel, Eva Gerhards, Dieter Kunhenn, Niels Anger
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

Damit die EU ihre Klima- und Energieziele für 2030 erfüllt, hat die Europäische Kommission einen neuen Weg eingeschlagen: Alle Mitgliedstaaten sollen im Jahr 2018 umfassende Energie- und Klimapläne für die Dekade 2020 bis 2030 erarbeiten. Zu einem späteren Zeitpunkt sollen außerdem langfristige Dekarbonisierungsstrategien entwickelt werden. Die Gesetzesgrundlage ...

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January 10, 2018
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Offenlegung und Berichterstattung von Klimarisiken und Treibhausgasemissionen: Welche Rolle können diese Ansätze zur Erreichung der Klimaziele spielen?

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Alexander Bassen, Universität Hamburg Marion Haas, BNP Paribas Susan Dreyer, CDP
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

In diesem BSEC wollen wir mit Blick auf den Anfang der Legislaturperiode fragen, welche Rolle informationsbezogenen Ansätze für Dekarbonisierungs-Entscheidungen in Unternehmen spielen können. Hierzu gab es bereits gesetzgeberische Vorstöße, wie die Corporate-Social-Responsibility-Richtlinie der EU oder konsultative Prozesse (High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance ...

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December 5, 2017
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Debriefing COP 23 – What has been achieved in Bonn and what is needed for COP 24?

Speaker: Nicole Wilke, Head of Divison, International Climate Protection, German Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety Jan Kowalzig, Policy Advisor, Oxfam Germany Marek Wąsiński, Analyst at the Polish Institute for International Affairs
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

In a challenging political context, with the US announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the COP23 in Bonn has a long list of issues to tackle, most notably the process to establish a rule book for the Paris Agreement. The Fiji presidency, representing the many vulnerable countries suffering from climate change impacts, urges for more adaptation support and for recognition of losses and ...

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November 8, 2017
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Closing the gap between research and action: zero carbon transport is achievable but there is not much sign of delivery

Speaker: Prof. John Whitelegg, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University and Associate of Zentrum fuer Mobilitätskultur KasselOliver Lah, Head of Research Unit, Mobility and International Cooperation, Wuppertal Institute for Climate Environment and Energy
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

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October 17, 2017
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Steuerpolitik auf Klimaschutz ausrichten

Speaker: Roger Ramer, Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU) der Schweiz, Sektion Klimapolitik Swantje Fiedler, FÖS, Leiterin EnergiepolitikProf. Dr. Roland Ismer, Universität Nürnberg-Erlangen, Lehrstuhl für Steuerrecht und Öffentliches Recht Dr. Manfred Rosenstock, Europäische Kommission, GD Umwelt, Abteilung F.1
Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

Zusammen mit den Rednerinnen und Rednern werden wir Erfahrungen und Ideen für eine stärkere Rolle des Steuer- und Abgabensystems zur Erreichung der (deutschen) Klimaziele diskutieren. Anhand konkreter Beispiele wollen wir thematisieren, wie die wichtige Lenkungswirkung von Steuern hin zu einer klimafreundlichen Gesellschaft gestärkt werden kann.

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September 13, 2017
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Energy Technology Perspectives – pathways to 1.75 C and implications for industry

Speaker: Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency (IEA)Ulrich Benterbusch, Deputy Head of Unit for Heat and Efficiency in Industry, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and EnergyChristoph Sievering, Head of Energy Policy, Covestro AG
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

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October 10, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Phasing Out Inefficient Fossil Fuel Subsidies – Ways Forward for the G20

Speaker: Peter Wooders, Group Director Energy, IISD – International Institute for Sustainable DevelopmentSwantje Fiedler, Director Energy Policy, FÖS – Forum Öko-Soziale MarktwirtschaftMarius Backhaus, BMWi – Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

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July 5, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Brexit and Climate Policy

Speaker: Michael Grubb, UCL London and Special Advisor Ofgem Frank Jotzo, Australian National University Eva Kracht, Head of Unit European Union, BMUB Gregory Nemet, University of WisconsinDirk Weinreich, Head of Unit EU ETS, BMUB
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

This seminar is organized by Climate Policy Department of DIW Berlin jointly with Öko Institut, PIK, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Wuppertal Institute, TU-Berlin and Ecologic Institute.

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April 19, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

The Rebound Effect - Overrated Phenomenon or still the Elephant in the Room?

Speaker: Dr. Hermann E. Ott, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and EnergyDr. Tilman Santarius, Germanwatch, TU Berlin Dr. Julika Weiß, Institute for Ecological Economic Research (IÖW)
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

For some decades now the Rebound Effect divides the energy and resource communities. Views range from a virtual negation of the effect to the opinion that it 'eats up' most of the efficiency gains. In our seminar we will first provide a short overview of the experiences in the Parliamentary Commission (Enquete-Kommission) of the last Bundestag on "Growth, Prosperity and Quality of Life" who  ...

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February 16, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Dividing the effort for 2030: target calculation and flexibility options

Speaker: Silke Karcher, Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB)Pieter-Willem Lemmens, Environment Ministry, BelgiumJakob Graichen, Oeko InstitutNils Meyer-Ohlendorf, Ecologic Institute
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30 Uhr

In 2016 the negotiations on the legislative instruments for the EU’s 2030 climate and energy targets will take off for good. Following the proposal for a revised ETS Directive in mid-2015, the next milestone for the implementing legislation will be a new Effort Sharing Decision - and the Commission is expected to publish a proposal before the summer. The event will feature insights and ...

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January 12, 2016
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Energy Efficiency - still the weak pillar of EU 2030 Climate and Energy and German Energiewende policies?

Speaker: Stefan Thomas, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and EnergyAndreas Jahn, The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)Eberhard von Rottenburg, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

While the European Parliament calls for a binding 40% energy efficiency target for 2030, the Council only agreed to non-binding 27 % and an option to raise to 30% before 2020. Germany seems to still lag behind achievement of its Energiewende target of 20% less energy consumption in 2020 and the EU's requirements. Currently, three major EU energy Directives - the EED, the EPBD, and the Labelling ...

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December 16, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Signals for decarbonisation from COP21 in Paris?

Speaker: Karsten Sach, Bundesumweltministerium, Unterabteilungsleiter für Internationale ZusammenarbeitCarsten Rolle, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.Christoph Bals, Germanwatch
Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:30

The INDCs are the major vehicle to bring forward climate protection. They include national policy approaches and will need a follow up. If there is agreement in Paris that INDCs are a regular part of the international climate policy agenda, this is could constitute a clear and sustainable signal for decarbonisation. What else is being needed by investors, in particular in the energy sector, to ...

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November 5, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Atomkraft – Eine nachhaltige Technologie für den Klimaschutz?

Location: Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Im Vorfeld der 21. Klimakonferenz in Paris ist nicht nur in Deutschland die Diskussion bezüglich der Nachhaltigkeit der Atomwirtschaft in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Neben Fragen der Wirtschaftlichkeit und Sicherheit, stehen dabei zunehmend auch Herausforderungen für die langfristige Entwicklung von Unternehmensstrategien im Mittelpunkt, Laufzeitverlängerungen, ...

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October 6, 2015
Berlin Seminar on Energy and Climate Policy

Gas Supply Security in an Energy Union

Location: Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Time: 12:15 - 14:00

Gas Supply Security is a central pillar of a ‘successful’ Energy Union package. However, member states differ in their assessment of risks, exposure to risks, and support for proposed measures like joint gas purchasing or emergency response measures. In the seminar we want to explore potentially different perspectives at the German and Polish example and discuss: -       ...

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