The national reporting of greenhouse gas emissions has to recognize the European emission trading process. There has to be a distinction between emissions that require trading and those that do not. The IZT had the task of establishing consistency within this distinction.
Implikationen der geänderten Berichtspflichten für EU-ETS und Treibhausgasinventar durch die Effort Sharing Decision
IZT works on inter- and transdisciplinary futures studies, sustainability design and technology assessment. It also investigates early identification of opportunities and risks, with a focus on transformation, participation and stakeholder integration.