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

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: UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

Helping nature

Volunteering in protected areas – find out here how you can get involved.
Topic of the week: Biosphere Reserves

“A great treasure”

Role models for sustainable development: Lutz Möller of the German Commission for UNESCO on the value of biosphere reserves.
Topic of the week: Biosphere Reserves

Model regions for the world

UNESCO biosphere reserves stand for sustainable development. Find out here what distinguishes these areas in Germany and worldwide.
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