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Climate change/climate protection in Germany
The information is provided by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. It offers resources, news items, events and further links regarding topical issues, i.e. climate protection policy in Germany, current activities, educational activities, teaching resources and internationa networking.
Vorgestellt wird das Forschungsprogramm des BMBF, klîmiazwei, das der Untersuchung des Klimawandels und seiner Herausforderungen gewidmet ist.Klimazwei ist der Auftakt zu einem Forschungsschwerpunkt des BMBF zum Klimawandel, der zum Ziel hat, Risiken zu mindern und Chancen zu nutzen – dies betrifft vor allem Maßnahmen zur Mitigation (Minderung der Emission von Treibhausgasen) [...]
Climate change, climate protection international
The Paris agreement on action against climate change was reachedin Paris on December 12, 2015, and is to be officially signed by participating UN member states in April 2016.
The UN portal to climate change provides access to the official bodies active in research and campaignin - focus on the 2015 Global Action conference.g
The IPCC was founded in 1988 by the World Mtereological Organisation (WO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in order to assess greenhouse effects andclimate change, and suggest mitigating measures. Its main areas of action concernthe assessment of scientific research and socio-economic factors, and it issues annual reports for suggesting political action. [...]
On November 17, 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organisation by the United Nations, published its fourth assessment report on climate change. The report summarises findings from all three workgroups relating to observed chlimate change (global warming and its effects regarding daught, rise of sea levels, cyclones) and its causes, which are related to [...]
Greenpeace has been publishing its Energy R]evolution scenarios since 2005, more recently in collaboration with the scientific community, in particular the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). The revised, updated report can be downloaded from this website, together with an executive summary and key messages.
On its website on climate change, the OECD publishes reports, facts and figures, statements and reviews on the subjects of climate change, climate policy.
EU Comission website onclimate change, latest research developments, projects, resources, news, actors in climate policy.
On the occasion of the COP21 conference in Paris, the article illustrates expectations and objectives regarding action against global warming.
Children and youth - teaching resources
The briefs are complementary to existing UNESCO material on education for sustainable development, rendering support to teachers in primary and secondary education as well as decision-makers.
The brochure is issued by the EU, it informs young people about climate change and how they can contribute to a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. Practical advice concerns waste recycling, switching off electrical appliances, turning down heating, walking instead of driving.
UNEP offers a comprehensive website to children and youth of different age groups with information resources on the environment and environment protection, with a focus on getting them involved into actin and caring. Interactive options such as blogs, competitions are available, and annual youth conferences are held.