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From idea to success: One year of the Climate Adaptation Centre

07/07/2022 One year of the Climate Adaptation Centre (Zentrum KlimaAnpassung) – a year of successful consultation, networking and training for municipalities and social institutions on behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUV).

Fewer walls, more bridges – Opening of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Conference 2022

07/07/2022 This year’s Transatlantic Climate Bridge (TCB) conference has begun. Under the motto “Fewer walls, more bridges”, experts will discuss the climate and energy alliance between Germany, the USA and Canada for three days.

Conference: Climate protection offers incredible opportunities for rural areas

05/07/2022 Sustainable, economical and local – throughout the country, there are plenty of examples of how climate protection can have a positive effect on rural development. The conference “Regional Development through Municipal Climate Protection” explored how best to achieve this.

29 biodiversity-positive enterprises are joining the Biodiversity Finance Accelerator

17/06/2022 29 biodiversity-positive enterprises have been selected to join the 9-month Biodiversity Finance Accelerator (BioFA) programme in Zambia and Malawi. BioFA supports these enterprises to scale their business operations and mobilise investments.

The United States and Germany formally launched Climate and Energy Partnership

30/05/2022 The USA and Germany aim to intensify their cooperation in the field of energy and climate through the partnership. For that, bilateral working groups on offshore wind, hydrogen, and zero-emission transport, among others, were set up and initial activities were launched with adelphi's support.

Investors' opinion on EU Taxonomy wanted: The European Sustainable Finance Survey 2022

24/05/2022 The European Sustainable Finance Survey explores financial institutions’ use of the EU taxonomy. This year, the focus is on asset owners and asset managers. As in the past two years, the survey is implemented by adelphi on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment.

A turning point in foreign policy – including in the Global South

19/05/2022 by Janani Vivekananda & Benjamin Pohl, Heads of Programme Climate Diplomacy and Security at adelphi

G7 foreign ministers issue statement on climate, environment, peace and security

18/05/2022 The G7 agreed on a declaration recognising the impacts of the climate and biodiversity crises as a threat to international peace and stability. This common position paves the way for enhanced multilateral action on climate security, a result adelphi is proud to have worked towards for many years.

Interview on the New European Bauhaus: “How do we operationalise aesthetics?”

16/05/2022 With the “New European Bauhaus” initiative, the EU wants to (re)design beautiful, sustainable and integrative places throughout Europe. Iva Radić-Capuani, an analyst in the field of urban transformation and municipal climate protection, explains adelphi’s role in selecting local projects.

7 questions for the G7: Superforecasting climate-fragility risks for the coming decade

12/05/2022 How will climate change affect peace and security in the near future? A new study by the Weathering Risk Initiative analyses seven central questions for the coming decade using the "superforecasting" method. Its findings are not only of interest to the G7.

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