A clean, healthy and diverse environment is the prerequisite for prosperity and well-being for everyone in Europe. Therefore, approximately 80 per cent of the environmental policies applicable in Germany are made by the EU Commission, the EU Parliament and the Council. Effective environmental protection also requires reasonable coordination of environmental with economic, transport and agricultural policies.
Svenja Schulze and Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg's Minister for the Environment, would like to intensify cooperation. They met to discuss the phase-out of nuclear power within the EU in their shared border regions.
Call for project ideas: Climate action connects Europe
The Federal Environment Ministry’s European Climate Initiative is calling for non-profit organisations to submit project ideas on inner-European cooperation in the field of climate action until 16 March 2018.
Federal Environment Ministry launches European Climate Initiative
The new European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the Federal Environment Ministry will support intra-European cooperation on climate action. Interested non-profit organisations are invited to submit project proposals until mid-May.