International environmental policy is particularly important in times of increasing globalization and covers a number of issues: climate protection, sustainable energy policy, preservation of biological diversity and the conservation of forests, seas and soils. Further related topics are desertification, sustainable waste management and protection against hazardous substances. Nearly all these issues need overarching strategies to ensure that environmental protection is considered in other policy areas.
600 million euros in developing countries and emerging economies
The necessary recovery after the pandemic will be combined with ambitious climate action and biodiversity conservation. The Federal Environment Ministry investments in international climate projects reach a record high.
Germany and Argentina strengthen climate cooperation
Argentina joins the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group and commits to long-term emissions reductions. In future, Argentina will make long-term savings of around 200,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalents each year.