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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."

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

Climate | 12.12.18

68 million euros for global NDC Partnership

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Federal Environment Ministry announced at the Climate Change Conference that Germany will be supporting the global partnership for implementing NDCs.
UN Climate Conferences | 12.12.18

Exchange of experience between European coal regions

The "European Climate Initiative" promotes projects that build networks on socially equitable transition strategies. The WWF Poland has made a study on the Silesia region.
Climate | 11.12.18

Germany boosts fund for adaptation to climate change

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Minister Svenja Schulze announced that the Federal Environment Ministry will make an additional 70 million euros available to the Adaptation Fund.
Climate | 07.12.18

Germany invests in regenerative climate action

Forests and other ecosystems are vital for climate action. For this reason, the Federal Environment Ministry is supporting forest conservation and restoration projects worldwide.
Climate | 03.12.18

Germany to double pledge for Green Climate Fund

The German Federal Republic has committed a new funding of 1.5 billion euros for the Green Climate Fund. The Fund is already supporting 93 projects. Germany is the first country to announce a specific amount for the replenishment.
Europe and the Environment | 28.11.18

4th National Forum for remote sensing and Copernicus

Copernicus is an independent European infrastructure for providing global observation data for environmental and security challenges.
International Environmental Policy | 08.11.18

From Knowledge to Action

Three weeks from now, the next UN Climate Change Conference will take place in Katowice, Poland. On 8 November, policy-makers and scientific experts will hold a briefing on the two weeks of climate negotiations.