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Reactive nitrogen – Towards an integrated approach to protecting biodiversity

Presentation of the report “Nitrogen – Strategies for Resolving an Urgent Problem” in Brussels.

SRU (German Advisory Council on the Environment) organized a side-event to the “Green Week” together with the Minaraad (Environmentand Nature Council of Flanders) and the Environment and Agriculture Ministry of the State of Hesse, June 3rd in Brussels. The event aimed at raising awareness that nutrients from agriculture are a key environmental threat to biodiversity, water, clean air and climate.  The event which was attended by 50 participants facilitated a lively debate between science, public authorities and stakeholders.

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Opening address of the general secretary of the SRU, Dr. Christian Hey
Welcome speech of Jan Verheeke (director of the Flemish Environment Council)
Welcome speech of Dr. Beatrix Tappeser (State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry for the Environment)
Professor Heidi Foth: "Nitrogen – the underestimated threat to biodiversity"
Professor Karin Holm-Müller: "Nitrogen losses from the agricultural sector: Action needed to protect air, water and climate"

Global Soil Week 2015: Soil and Sea in the Nexus

Nitrogen: Strategies for resolving an urgent environmental problem

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EEAC Newsletter

EEAC Newsletter 2015- Spring Edition

Spring Edition 2015

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Energy Efficiency as a Key Driver for Decarbonization and Prosperity

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Contribution of the SRU to the European Commission’s public consultation “Progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency objective and a 2030 energy efficiency policy framework”

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Masterstroke or Paper Tiger – The Reform of Common Fisheries Policies

Catch from a bottom trawl (Kattegat)

New publication in “Marine Policy

Volume 47, July 2014, Pages 76–84

Authors: Markus Salomon, Till Markus, Miriam Dross

Shaping the Electricity Market of the Future - Special Report

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Special Report - "Shaping the Electricity Market of the Future", 2014, 168 pages, 15 figures

"Key recommendations - "Shaping the Electricity Market of the Future", 2014, 11 pages

Fracking for Shale Gas Production

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A contribution to its appraisal in the context of energy and environment policy

Statement No. 18

2013, 54 pages, 11 figures, 3 tables

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Amendment of the Fertiliser Application Ordinance (DüV):

Cover Amendment of the Fertiliser Application Ordinance (DüV): Limiting Nutrient Surpluses Effectively

Limiting Nutrient Surpluses Effectively

2013, 20 pages, 1 figure

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An Ambitious Triple Target for 2030

A 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

Comment to the Commission’s Green Paper “A 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies” (COM(2013) 169 final)

Comment on Environment Policy No. 12

2013, 12 pages

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Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy:
Opportunities for Reorientation

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Comment on Environment Policy No. 12

2013, 26 pages, 1 figure

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Towards Effective Marine Nature Conservation

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Statement Nr. 17

2012, 21 pages, 3 figures

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ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT 2012
Responsibility in a finite world

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Summary for policy makers


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Respecting environmental limits – A challenge for the 7th Environmental Action Programme

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Recommendations by the German Advisory Council on the Environment

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Interview: Energy strategies: the German model up for debate

Article EC Info magazine

Dr. Christian Hey- Article published in EC Info magazine

Energy strategies: the German model up for debate

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Low-carbon and Energy Strategies for the EU

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Dr. Christian Hey- Article published in GAIA

The European Commission’s Roadmaps: A Sound Agenda for Green Economy?

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Sustainable Management of Fish Stocks
Reforming the Common Fisheries Policy

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Statement Nr. 16

2012, 57 pages, 6 figures

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Pathways towards a 100 % renewable electricity system

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Special Report

2011, 434 pages, 76 figures

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Pathways towards a 100 % renewable electricity system

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Summary for policy makers

2011, 8 pages, 3 figures

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Precautionary Strategies for managing Nanomaterials

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Chapter 7: Conclusions and Recommendations

2011, 38 pages, 2 figures


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Precautionary Strategies for managing Nanomaterials

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Summary for policy makers

2011, 7 pages


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