Climate Protection

Eisbergabbruch
What Germany is doing to limit global warming.

The climate think tank

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research is one of the world’s leading environmental policy think tanks. One of its studies is even responsible for a “word of the year”.
Topic of the week: climate

The carbon controversy

The Fridays for Future movement is calling for a radical carbon tax, yet a prominent scientist does not believe this is the way forward. Who is right?
Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture
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“The situation is dramatic”

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Girl fetching water near Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
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Climate and Security

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Ein Mädchen transportiert Brennholz
Climate Change Conference

Climate protection: strengthening others

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Buying electricity directly from the neighbour - blockchain makes it possible.
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Will we soon be buying electricity directly from a neighbour’s roof?

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Fuel out of air

A good idea from Germany: a young company in Karlsruhe converts CO2 into clean fuel. Here is how this technology of the future works.
Quiz

Climate Quiz

Klima-Quiz
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    Klima Quiz - Fidshi
    Germany is the “technical host” of COP 23. Which country is actually presiding over it?
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      Klima Quiz - COP 23
      How many participants are expected to attend COP 23?
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        Klima Quiz - Bonn
        The UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is headquartered in Bonn. How many other UN institutions are domiciled in the city?
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          Klima Quiz - Emission
          By at least how many percent does Germany intend to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to the 1990 level?
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            Klima Quiz - Pariser Abkommen
            How many countries have ratified the Paris Climate Agreement (as at 24 October 2017)?
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