Climate Protection

Eisbergabbruch
What Germany is doing to limit global warming.
Thema der Woche: Klima und Sicherheit

Das Herz des Klimaschutzes

Der Climate Tower, ein neues Hochhaus in Bonn, dient als Hauptsitz des UN-Klimasekretariats. Was ihn so besonders macht.
Rotterdam is regarded worldwide as a role model for flood protection.
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The resilient city

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Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of UN-Habitat
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What will the city of the future look like?

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Topic of the week: IPCC and Germany

From torrential rain to heatwaves

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issues urgent warnings about the dramatic consequences of climate change. Germany is also feeling the effects.
Topic of the week: IPCC and Germany

A potential game changer

Solar tiles, green hydrogen, nuclear fusion: If you want to talk about the future, you need to know these technologies.
Activist Benjamin von Wong with a plastic artwork in Nairobi.
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Historic decision against plastic

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Reforestation with heat-tolerant trees
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Adapting to climate change

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Topic of the week: Municipal climate protection

ABC of climate protection

Learning the three Rs – and the fundamentals of climate protection. Children discover how to save energy in a playful way.
Topic of the week: Municipal climate protection

Global and local climate action

The UN Climate Change Conference sets the policy framework, but action is taken in towns and cities. Five facts about municipal climate protection
Topic of the week: Municipal climate protection

Worldwide climate partners

Climate partnerships benefit municipalities not only in Germany, but also in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Two examples

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Also being helped: leopard in an African national park
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"Nature conservation with the people"

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Expert on "green" hydrogen: physicist Solomon Nwabueze Agbo.
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"Cooperation is the key"

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Green universities

German higher education institutions where studying and doing research are especially sustainable. Find out more about three universities that have set a good example.

Should more effort be put into progressing the global switch over to renewable energy sources?

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Increasing awareness

How important is sustainability to Germans? Here are some answers about consumption, making sacrifices and the greatest international challenge.

Sustainability strategy

German politics attaches particular importance to sustainable development, but remains open for critical opinions and international exchange.
Sabine Nallinger: “A new sensitivity”
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“Now more than ever!”

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Robots build electric motors for cars.
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Prosperity through sustainability

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The Year of the Bioeconomy

The German government aspires to a sustainable market economy without the use of fossil fuels – and the Science Year 2020 aims to help achieve this goal.
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“Leapfrogging” in Africa?

Can Africa develop on the basis of renewable energies? The German-African Energy Forum has taken up this question. Peggy Schulz of the Africa Association knows more about the matter.
Many regions are already struggling with water shortages.
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Innovative ideas for reducing water shortages

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Monika Breuch-Moritz is Maritime Ambassador for Germany.
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Crucial ecosystems

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Water for the crane

Paintings, photographs and films: art against climate change? These Hamburg-based art projects raise awareness about water as a resource.
Essen in the Ruhr area: the former Zollverein colliery.
Raising questions

Getting out of coal together

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The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
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The climate think tank

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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?
Asia

Stop the smog!

Especially in winter, India suffers from smog. Germany is cooperating in providing low-emission mobility solutions.
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.
Umweltinstitute

Environmental institutions in Germany

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