Saving the Earth

Die Umwelt schützen
How Germany supports environmental and climate protection around the world

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”.

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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Klimaforschung: Vier Top-Studiengänge
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Studying for a better world

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Bundesminister für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur: Andreas Scheuer
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Germany to spend billions to tackle climate change

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IAA: Neue Fahrzeuge und Konzepte für die Elektromobilität in Deutschland
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IAA 2019: It's all so green here!

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Take it home with you!

Almost a third of the food produced worldwide is thrown away. The good news is that there are lots of initiatives aimed at saving food from the waste bin.

Climate protection, not coal

Following Germany’s general elections and ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference, Germany is planning to phase out coal. Time is short, but there are still problems to be overcome.

Don’t waste a single drop

Germany is the European champion when it comes to saving water and is supporting projects around the world that are designed to protect this vital resource.