Earth and Climate

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

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

Optimism despite corona

The coronavirus has caused the greatest crisis in recent history. Is it possible to see anything about it in a good light? Three developments that encourage optimism.

Crucial ecosystems

How important are our oceans and what we do to protect them? An interview with Monika Breuch-Moritz, Germany’s Maritime Ambassador.
North America

How climate policy works

What can politics do to combat climate change? The political scientist Jale Tosun from Heidelberg on climate policy in the United States and Europe.