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Waste | Resources

Illegal Treatment of End-of-Life Vehicles

Assessment of the environmental, micro- and macroeconomic effects


In Germany, the whereabouts of several 100,000 deregistered vehicles are unknown every year. There is some evidence, that a part of these end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are illegally dismantled or exported. In this study, the environmental impacts and environmental costs were quantified as well as the economic impacts and market distortions caused by the illegal dismantlers. In addition, the cost sit...read more

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100
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Climate | Energy, Economy | Consumption, Air, Waste | Resources, Health, Transport | Noise, Soil | Agriculture, Water

Environmentally Harmful Subsidies in Germany

Update 2021


The report provides an overview of environmentally harmful subsidies in Germany and makes proposals for their reform or reduction. It focuses on subsidies that have a negative impact on the environmental goods climate, air, soil, water, biodiversity and landscape, as well as on health and the consumption of raw materials. The report analyzes subsidies and their environmental impacts in the areas o...read more

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Texte
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154
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Climate | Energy, Economy | Consumption, Air, Waste | Resources, Transport | Noise, Soil | Agriculture, Water, Sustainability | Strategies | International matters, Digitalisation

The Use of Natural Resources. Resources Report for Germany 2022

Resources Report for Germany 2022

Special: Raw Material Use in the Future

Germany made a commitment to the conservation of natural resources through the Resource Efficiency Programme (ProgRess). The German Environment Agency supports the implementation of ProgRess through a range of measures, including the production of this report on the use of natural resources in Germany, which is being published for the third time after 2016 and 2018. The report analyses new figures...read more

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brochure / flyer
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112
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Transport | Noise

Further development of public transport in and after the pandemic

German case study


The coronavirus pandemic and the increased use of digital formats that it has triggered is resulting in changes in public transport. Fear of infection and changed work conditions caused demand to drop in 2020/2021 in Germany. Measures such as the 9-euro ticket have proven that it takes innovative approaches to make public transport more attractive.This study investigates the changes in demand for...read more

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Texte
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99
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Climate | Energy

The EU CBAM and a climate club: synergies and potential obstacles for full integration


This discussion paper analyses potential synergies between climate clubs and CBAMs. It presents a case study of the concrete proposals currently debated for implementation: 1) the EU CBAM which looks set to be adopted by the EU Council and Parliament later this year and 2) the proposal for a climate club that was adopted by the G7 at their summit in June 2022. Chapter 2 introduces the two instrume...read more

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fact sheet
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16
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Cover of publication TEXTE 115/2022 Cornerstones for a sustainable recovery program for Ukraine
Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Cornerstones for a sustainable recovery program for Ukraine

Discussion paper

Ukraine war and sustainability policy

This discussion paper presents the German Environment Agency's (UBA) initial considerations for a sustainable recovery program for Ukraine. The following principles should apply to the design of a recovery program: Integration of environmental, sustainability and economic policies; resilience; sufficiency; socially just design of reconstruction; ownership; learning orientation; solidarity; use of...read more

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Texte
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33
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Cover of publication SOP Towards sustainable plant protection
Chemicals, Air, Soil | Agriculture, Water, Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Towards sustainable plant protection

Evaluation of the draft regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products 2022/0196 (COD) with a focus on environmental protection


With the new draft regulation on the "Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products" (SUR), the European Commission is concretising the pesticide reduction target of 50% by 2030 stipulated in the Farm-to-Fork Strategy. The legally binding implementation of integrated pest management sets a new course for sustainable agriculture. However, for the success of practical implementation to contribute to...read more

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Scientific Opinion Paper
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38
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Cover of publication SOP Improving environmental protection in EU pharmaceutical legislation
Chemicals

Improving environmental protection in EU pharmaceutical legislation

Recommendations for reducing adverse environmental impacts from human pharmaceuticals


In preparation of the revision of Directive 2001/83/ EC and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004, the German Environment Agency (UBA) proposes legal changes to reduce pharmaceutical residues in the environment. The proposals are based on UBA’s experiences as competent authority for the environmental risk assessment (ERA) of pharmaceuticals. Our overall aim is to ensure a comprehensive risk management syste...read more

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Scientific Opinion Paper
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23
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