Germany has committed itself to an ambitious resource policy. The National Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Federal Government formulates the aim of doubling the resource productivity until 2020 (compared to 1994). Following the European resource strategy, the German government has adopted the German resource efficiency strategy in 2012.
General project coordinator: Prof. Paul Ekins, Professor of Energy and Environment Policy, Department of Geography, King's College London
Jul 01, 2006 — Sep 30, 2009
Project partners: Paul Ekins, Professor of Energy and Environment Policy, Department of Geography, King's College LondonBernd Meyer, Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftliche Strukturforschung, University OsnabrückTerry Barker, Cambridge Econometrics, Cambridge UniversityStefan Giljum, Stefan Speck, Sustainable Europe Research Institute, ViennaPetr Sauer, University of Economics, Prague
Feb 27, 2006 — Nov 15, 2006
Project description Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety gave reason to renew the answers to questions of German environmental politics on federal level. The institutional role of environmental politics, its rating and ...
Apr 01, 2013 — May 30, 2015
In light of the increasing scarcity of resources and the resulting consequences the need to improve resource efficiency and to reduce resource consumption grows. So far, regulatory instruments are the main means to control resource consumption. Economic instruments are being used only in the areas ...
Nov 02, 2009 — Apr 30, 2014
Project partners: ALTERRA, AUTH, NERC, FEEM, AU, SEIT, SYKE, TECNALIA-LAB, UBO, UEA, UFZ, WU, ZALF, ZEW
Jan 15, 2012 — May 31, 2015
Project partners: Ecologic; European School of Governance (EuSG); Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftliche Strukturforschung (GWS); Institut für Ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung (IÖW); Öko-Institut; Wuppertal-Institut