Environment

Internationally, Germany leads the way in climate protection and is a pioneer in the development of renewable energies.

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?
Africa

Seeds of hope

Fertile soils are a precondition for sustainable development. What Germany is doing worldwide to protect the soil quality.
Israel

The root-researchers

Dealing with drought: Researchers from Israel and Germany are working together to find new opportunities for agriculture.
Lateinamerika

Huge forest fires in the Amazon

A disaster is currently taking place in Brazil’s rainforests. Huge forest fires are spreading as a result of illegal slash-and-burn of the forest. Germany is suspending development aid.

For a better future

Nearly 1.500 applicants from 50 countries took part in the competition „beyond bauhaus - prototyping the future“. We present three of the winners.