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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>

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Sustainable Development | 04.02.21

Investments in green bonds will continue

Backed by a promotional mandate of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, KfW Group will remain committed to the green bond market as an ambitious investor.
Investments in green bonds will continue
Svenja Schulze mit João Pedro Matos Fernandes
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Europe and the Environment | 15.12.20

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.
Preparations to transfer Council Presidency to Portugal
Schichten des tropischen Regenwaldes
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International Climate Initiative | 11.12.20

Preventing pandemics with global biodiversity protection

The Federal Environment Ministry is helping partner countries reduce the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on biodiversity and also supporting more sustainable economic recovery.
Preventing pandemics with global biodiversity protection
Europa von oben
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Climate | 25.11.20

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.
Call for project ideas for climate action in Europe