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PresentationLocal Concepts for Carbon-Neutrality and for 100% Renewables - A Chance for Sustainable Consumption Patterns?

Conference: SCORAI Conference 2018
Event by: SCORAI – Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative
27.06.18 - 30.06.18, Kopenhagen, Dänemark

Concepts like “carbon neutrality”, “bioenergy regions” or “100% renewables regions” offer considerable potentials for climate protection and have found widespread application among German municipalities, cities and regions. However, it has not yet been analysed which chances these approaches offer from a strategic viewpoint to strengthen sustainable consumption patterns and lifestyles. The presentation analyses if these concepts offer strategic opportunities to strengthen sustainable consumption.
This empirical material has been analysed with regard to the key success factors that support a linkage between climate protection concepts and sustainable consumption approaches. Based on the empirical material, the presentation elaborates on how to strengthen sustainable consumption and its linkage to the climate protections strategies.

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