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Resource protection is climate protection

Impressions from the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow from the perspective of material and resource science by Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff.
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German Advisory Council on Global Change visits Fraunhofer IWKS

The German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) met at Fraunhofer IWKS in Alzenau on September 16-17, 2021.
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Standardization for the recycling of PV modules

Solar energy plays a major role in the renewable energy mix for Germany, but also worldwide. Already today, different, more or less efficient processes and concepts for the recycling of discarded PV modules are in use. However, in order to evaluate them, there is a lack of standardization and norming of recycling processes for PV modules, so that the full potential of recycling can be exploited. This goal has now been addressed by the project "Standardization and Norming of Recycling Processes for Silicon Solar Modules - ReSi-Norm".
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Secure Data Management for the Circular Economy

New project "Digital Information Management in the Stakeholder Chain of the Circular Economy in the Manufacturing Industry - DigInform" aims to improve data exchange in the circular economy and thus contribute to resource conservation.
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