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.
Provisions for renewable energies in the transport sector adopted
At the suggestion of Svenja Schulze, the federal government decided to increase the share of renewable energies in the transport sector to 28 percent by 2030. This step should help to achieve the climate goals.
Preparations to transfer Council Presidency to Portugal
Svenja Schulze and Portuguese Environment Minister João Pedro Matos Fernandes are meeting to coordinate environment and climate policy issues ahead of the handover of the Council Presidency to Portugal.
Call for project ideas for climate action in Europe
The Federal Environment Ministry launched its fifth call for project ideas under its European Climate Initiative (EUKI). Non-profit organisations in the European Union are invited to submit their ideas up to 19 January 2021.