World Water Week 2016: New study builds bridges between climate and water diplomacy

23/08/2016 Climate change will significantly impact water flows, including in geopolitically unstable regions. With a new paper and a side event in Stockholm, adelphi sheds light on how the international community can best combine climate policy instruments with water diplomacy to tackle resulting challenges.

adelphi is moving: limited availability from 26 to 29 August 2016

12/08/2016 In summer 2016, adelphi is relocating its headquarters to Berlin Mitte. As a result, our staff will have limited availability during the period from 26 to 29 August. We will once again be fully available from 30 August 2016 at our new address. Telephone numbers and email addresses remain unchanged.

New Project: Arsenic-free drinking water in India’s West Bengal

19/07/2016 adelphi is supporting the charitable organisation Indienhilfe e.V. Herrsching to construct a safe drinking water supply for Chatra, West Bengal, a town impacted by arsenic contamination. The project is focused on sustainability and participatory implementation.

Enhancing energy-efficiency activities in Vietnam - new project kicked off

18/07/2016 LuxDev has commissioned adelphi and its partners to define a concept for an EE NAMA in the lighting sector in Vietnam. The project was kicked off by conducting a field mission in Vietnam to define the NAMA framework and interact with local stakeholders to gather and incorporate their input

Supporting local wastewater treatment: adelphi presents recommendations for MENA countries

15/07/2016 Over the last four years, the Sustain Water MED project has worked to enhance integrated wastewater treatment and reuse in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. adelphi has released several country-specific publications recently,  summarizing outcomes and lessons learnt.

CTI Workshop 2016: "Article 6 requires long-term confidence and trust building"

28/06/2016 On 23-24 June, adelphi has organised and designed the latest Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) Workshop. Over 60 experts from 20 different countries discussed how market mechanisms could influence the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement and how Article 6 could raise ambitions.

Envisioning a greener future: New paths for the German sustainability strategy

20/06/2016 The German Government are currently working on reorienting the approach to sustainable development in Germany. In light of this, adelphi presented and discussed its recommendations for renewing the policy approach’s guiding principles with a high-ranking audience of experts in Berlin in mid-June.

Energy efficiency as a selling point: National Top Runner Initiative launched in Berlin

15/06/2016 On 14 June, the German federal government and representatives from industry, retail, and consumer and environmental organisations kicked off the NTRI. Its goal is to make consumers more aware of how to use electric appliances efficiently. adelphi is leading and coordinating the project. 

Can a city be sustainable? – “State of the World" launched in Berlin

09/06/2016 On 7th June, adelphi, GIZ and Worldwatch Institute presented the new “State of the World” in Berlin. The focus of this year’s instalment is on the question “Can a city be sustainable?”, which was also at the center of discussion among the German experts on sustainable urban development.

Towards new flexibility for emission reductions in Europe: options for a project mechanism

03/06/2016 The European Commission is currently finalizing a regulatory proposal on enhancing flexibility in the Effort Sharing on emissions reduction – possibly also through application of a “European Project Mechanism” (EPM). New policy analyses by adelphi and FutureCamp explore how such an EPM could look.