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Four Studies and a Conference: Real Practice Insights into Multi-level Climate Governance

13/10/2020 The V-LED project has studied real cases of multi-level and collaborative climate action in Kenya, the Philippines, Colombia and South Africa and is now publishing their findings. Practitioners from Kenya and the Philippines will also participate in the ICLEI Daring Cities online conference.

Successful first call of the European City Facility with more than 250 applications

05/10/2020 The first call of the European City Facility (EUCF) closed on 2 October 2020 with more than 250 applications received from municipalities and local authorities from all EU-27 countries and the UK.

Invitation to the 2020 California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference on Oct. 26 (virtual)

05/10/2020 Join us for the 4th Annual California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference (CGBEC), presented by the California Energy Commission and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and held virtually on October 26, 2020, from 4:00–6:00 PM (CET).

21st Century Diplomacy: Foreign Policy Is Climate Policy

01/10/2020 For too long, foreign policymakers have largely left climate issues to energy or environment ministries. A new essay series by adelphi and the Wilson Center seeks to change that.

European Sustainable Finance Survey 2020: Launch of the first report

28/09/2020 The “European Sustainable Finance Survey” assesses the current state of alignment of listed European companies’ economic activities and banks’ lending activities with the EU Taxonomy. Now, the first report was launched, in parallel to the European Sustainable Finance Summit 2020.

New SDG 12 Online Database: Sustainable Consumption and Production

25/09/2020 Interested people from Germany and abroad can find information in German and English on relevant activities by, with and through the efforts of Germany to promote sustainable consumption and production at https://sdg12.de/.

Korean-German Energy Partnership – 1st Meeting of the Energy Transition Working Group

21/09/2020 By increasing renewables and energy efficiency, Korea and Germany want to transition their energy systems, and they want to help and learn from each other in this endeavor. Recently, the Energy Transition working group of the bilateral Energy Partnership met for the first time.

Twenty-five Years of EMAS: Transparent Environmental Management for Europe

14/09/2020 All over Europe for a quarter century, the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) has helped companies to become more sustainable, environmentally friendly, and transparent. With the European Green Deal and the economic recovery from Covid-19, it is even more important to discuss perspectives.

Climate Security Goes Online: Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020

09/09/2020 Climate destabilisation increases risks to peace and security. To address these risks, scientists, civil society and policy-makers are teaming up at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020 to find solutions.

EU Ecolabel Showroom in Berlin from September 28 to October 4, 2020

31/08/2020 A pop-up showroom at Dorothea-Schlegel-Platz in Berlin-Mitte will present a selection of products with the EU Ecolabel from September 28 to October 4 – at the same time, there will be a supporting programme with workshops, activities for kids, and more.

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