Dramatic weather records in the Mediterranean
The summer of 2023 was the hottest on record worldwide. The Mediterranean was one of the areas affected, with dramatic consequences.
Public perception of CO2 capture and storage
Surveys show that public opinion about technologies for capturing and storing CO2 in Germany remains divided. Respondents are concerned that the focus on CCS can weaken climate policy, and they have doubts about the process’s safety. Appropriate measures can help to overcome these concerns, according to Danny Otto of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ.
Photovoltaics and listed buildings do not have to be mutually exclusive
The two combined can generate sustainable energy and help combat climate change.
Facts about the climate: Sustainable heating with heat pumps
About one third of all CO2 emissions in Germany are caused by space and water heating. Heat pumps can make an important contribution here. Switching from oil heating to a heat pump today can halve CO2 emissions. Powered by green electricity, heat pumps are even emission-free.
Klima- und Umweltveränderungen: Die wachsende Gefahr
Zwei aktuelle Gutachten warnen vor den Auswirkungen von Hitzewellen, die bereits zu Tausenden von hitzebezogenen Todesfällen in Europa geführt haben.