Climate

Climate

The Earth’s climate system is highly complex, even small changes impact on the entire system. Current Climate change cannot be reversed. Nevertheless, it is still possible to slow down climate change and limit its impacts on humans and the environment. This is a task for the entire international community.

"I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked."

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Svenja Schulze Federal Environment Minister <b><i>&quot;I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked.&quot;</i></b>

Latest on Climate

Junge Pflanze
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International Climate Initiative | 13.02.20

New climate action support programme

The BMU support programme IKI Medium Grants is now accepting outlines for projects intensifying North-South cooperation on global climate action.
New climate action support programme
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National Climate Initiative | 19.12.19

New project ideas under European Climate Initiative

The Federal Environment Ministry launched the fourth call for project ideas under the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). Projects that contribute to climate protection are being targeted.
New project ideas under European Climate Initiative
Schichten des tropischen Regenwaldes
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COP 25 | 11.12.19

Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will contribute up to 360 million US Dollar to help Colombia to reach its ambitious goals to reduce deforestation and to launch large-scale programmes in support of forest conservation.
Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia
Ausgetrockneter Boden
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COP 25 | 10.12.19

Germany supports Adaptation Fund

The fund finances adaptation measures in developing countries. Germany is the biggest donor of the fund. More than 100 projects were funded worldwide.
Germany supports Adaptation Fund
Schematische Darstellung der Verwandlung von Strom in Wasserstoff
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COP 25 | 10.12.19

BMU establishes international network for green hydrogen

The BMU intends to expand international cooperation on sustainable synthetic fuels and raw materials from green electricity (Power-to-X). Svenja Schulze therefore announced the establishment of a Power-to-X network.
BMU establishes international network for green hydrogen