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Development of a chemical analysis concept for substances derived from coal and petroleum stream

Identification and quantification of PetCo constituents/constituent groups by means of comprehensive chromatographic analysis


Petroleum and coal (PetCo) based substances are usually of complex composition. This makes their analytical characterisation challenging. The aim of this project was to develop an analytical concept to be applied on a selection of five PetCo products, to identify those constituents or constituent groups that might be of concern for the environment and human health. Three analytical platforms were...read more

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218
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Climate | Energy, Soil | Agriculture, Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Guidelines for conflict-sensitive adaptation to climate change

Final Report


This report offers a stocktaking of conflict sensitivity and adaptation in theory and practice. While the actual guide for conflict-sensitive adaptation stands for itself, this publication provides the basis by identifying key design elements of a guide on conflict-sensitive adaptation through a review of existing guides on conflict sensitivity in general and how adaptation to climate change is or...read more

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Climate Change
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92
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Umweltbundesamt Dessau
Air

Considerations on the Revision of the Air Quality Directive 2008/50 EU

Air quality projections, protection of ecosystems, assessment methods, monitoring concept


In preparation for the upcoming revision the German Environment Agency (UBA) from a scientific point of view has assessed the possibility to meet the proposed WHO Guidelines Levels, the applicability of improved chemical transport models and advanced monitoring methods for air quality assessment as well as concepts for a better protection of ecosystems from air pollutants. In the following we prop...read more

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Scientific Opinion Paper
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28
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Climate | Energy

CO2 Emission Factors for Fossil Fuels

Update 2022


Germany is obligated to report its national emissions of greenhouse gases, annually, to the European Union and the United Nations. Over 80 % of the greenhouse-gas emissions reported by Germany occur via combustion of fossil fuels. The great majority of the emissions consist of carbon dioxide. To calculate carbon dioxide emissions, one needs both the relevant activity data and suitable emission fac...read more

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Climate Change
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54
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Climate | Energy

Submission under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol 2022

National Inventory Report for the German Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990 – 2020


As a Party to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC), since 1994 Germany has been obliged to prepare, publish and regularly update national emission inventories of greenhouse gases. Pursuant to Decision 24/CP.19, all Parties listed in ANNEX I of the ?UNFCCC? are required to prepare and submit annual National Inventory Reports (NIRs) containing detailed and complete information on...read more

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Climate Change
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1044
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Climate | Energy, Chemicals, Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Green Cooling Summit

Online Event on 25th – 27th May 2021


This conference paper gives a detailed overview of the international online-event ‚Green Cooling Summit‘ which took place from 25. to 27. May 2021. The central issue was the HFC phase down according to the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and how it can be implemented with natural refrigerants. Talks adressing this issue were given by representatives of parties to the Montreal protocol as...read more

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Dokumentationen
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35
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Climate | Energy

Information Paper on the analysis of the German Voluntary Offsetting market 2021


This information paper presents the results of a comprehensive analysis of the German market for voluntary offsetting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the years 2017 to 2020. The analysis serves to create a basis for assessing the potential and thus for the development of incentive structures and framework conditions for national climate protection projects in Germany. Past market surveys on...read more

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Climate Change
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34
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Chemicals, Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3)

Annual Report 1 May 2019 – 30 April 2020


The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) promotes the transformation to a more sustainable chemistry worldwide. With a sustainable and circular approach, sectors that deal with chemistry can make significant contributions to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This report describes ISC3's activities from May 2019 up to and including April 2020, during...read more

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Dokumentationen
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