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Europe

In the European Union (EU) almost all environmental sectors are now covered by Community legislation. With regard to harmonisation of targets, policies and measures within the EU Germany often is the driving force for the development of ambitious European environmental standards.

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International

Especially in times of increasing globalisation, the field of international relationships places considerable importance on global environmental policy. Global environmental problems cannot be solved unilaterally, but instead require a multilateral approach.

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