Rebound effects are growing. Most efficiency gains are leading to fewer resource savings than expected. How high are these effects, how are they measured and how can we limit them? Answers in the factory Magazine Rebound, which is ready to download.[more]
The German Environment Agency is hosting the third European Resources Forum on 9-10 November 2016. The ERF addresses European decision-makers and experts from the fields of policy development, industry, academia, civil society and the media. The 2016 ERF is expected to attract some 400 participants.
In industrialized nations, an environmental tax reform has the chance of reducing social inequality in leaps and bounds. However, to have that impact, revenues from the taxation of carbon emissions would have to be used in full to lower the income tax.[more]
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