News on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development
May 16, 2013
| German Embassy New Delhi
The Indo-German Biodiversity Programme with its overarching goal of conserving biological diversity to ensure livelihoods for future generations conducted its first Project Planning workshop in New Delhi.
May 15, 2013
| European Commission
Despite difficult economic circumstances, the European Union has met and even surpassed its fast start finance pledge to developing countries by providing more than 7.3 billion euros of climate finance. The European Union is the largest contributor of climate finance to developing countries.
May 9, 2013
| 2013 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and the Polish Environment Minister Marcin Korolec are extremely satisfied with the Petersberg Climate Dialogue IV. New foundations have been laid for joint efforts to prepare for the next UN Climate Change Conference, they reported.
May 6, 2013
The fourth Petersberg Climate Dialogue is on in Berlin from 5 - 7 May 2013. Under the heading “Shaping the future” Germany and Poland have invited some 35 ministers from all regions of the world. Chancellor Angela Merkel opens the meeting with a keynote address on 6 May.
Apr 19, 2013
| Young Germany
The Hamburg IBA (Internationale Bauausstellung or international building exhibition) is a bit like a larger-than-life laboratory. Starting in 2007, researchers have been looking at questions such as “How will we solve problems like climate change?” and “Where are we headed, how and where will we live, work, and learn in 20 years?” Their answers have become functional buildings on the Elbe islands that are being exhibited until 3 November, 2013.