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Thematic evening “E-car or e-fuel?”

Electric vehicles and electrofuels are seen as a beacon of hope for climate-friendly individual transportation. We will discuss practical hurdles and the environmental balance sheet of the drive technologies at technik.kontrovers on Wednesday, 28 July 2021.

Vortragsreihe "Beyond Technology: Perspektivenwende in der Energietransformation"
"Beyond Technology" lecture series

The energy transition is more than a question of technology, it is a task for society as a whole. On this basis, researchers venture a "change of perspective in energy transformation" with four lectures. The series kicks off on Tuesday, 6 July 2021.

Sustainability assessment of agricultural systems

TAB-Arbeitsbericht No. 188 examines the possibilities of a comparative sustainability assessment of agricultural systems in order to generate more differentiated information on agricultural sustainability.

New topic short profiles from Horizon-Scanning

What will the toilet of the future look like? What added value does the digitization of cultural assets offer? Compact answers to current questions and impulses for future research and innovation are provided by the five new thematic short profiles from TAB's Horizon-Scanning.



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