Earth and Climate

Current information and background on soil and climate, nature protection and biodiversity.

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: Looking back at 2021

Hope following the catastrophe

The Ahr Valley suffered devastating flooding in the summer – private and state help is giving local people hope as they rebuild their lives
Topic of the week: The new German government

“Top priority”

The Federal Government wants to stand up for climate protection in Germany and worldwide. Discover here what it plans to achieve.
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