Protecting species means protecting the climate
Biodiversity plays a key role in ensuring a stable climate. However, greenhouse gas emissions are disrupting many ecosystems. Are climate protection and nature conservation two sides of the same coin?
Climate facts: Peatlands
Dried peatlands emit carbon dioxide, wet peatlands store it. If we used them differently, they could regain their potential for storing greenhouse gases, our new factsheet shows.
How citizens are preparing for municipal climate action
Floods, heat waves, and droughts – climate change is also tangibly impacting Germany as well. That said, the effects of climate change vary from one region to another. In an adult education course citizen can learn what exactly climate change means for each individual community and what they can do to support climate action in their day-to-day lives.
Today's weather in a tomorrow's world
In 2021, record temperatures of nearly 50 degrees were reached in Canada. Asia and Europe saw extraordinary rainfall and deadly floods. Parts of Africa and South America experienced droughts. In light of climate change, the question is: How extreme will such extreme weather events be in the future?
Climate and health
The more we protect the climate, the more we protect ourselves.