News on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development

Climate change will determine our fate: Merkel speaks at COP 23

Nov 20, 2017 | 2017 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel bei der COP 23

"Our common message is that we want to protect our planet," declared Chancellor Angela Merkel at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn. With Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and French President Emmanuel Macron she called for resolute action.

UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn: Working together for the global climate

Nov 9, 2017 | 2017 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Weltklimakonferenz in Bonn: Gemeinsam für den Klimaschutz

At the start of the UN Climate Change Conference, Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks has called for greater efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Following the announcement of the USA that it is to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, it is vital that the rest of the world issue a strong signal of unity, she said.

Climate Change Conference kicks off in Bonn

Nov 7, 2017 | 1995-2017 Federal Foreign Office
Weltklimakonferenz zu Gast in Bonn vom 6.-17. November

Around 25,000 representatives of governments and NGOs are gathering in the German city for the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, the largest international conference ever hosted in Germany, which takes place from 6th to 17th November.  Under the Presidency of the Republic of Fiji, concrete steps on implementing the Paris Agreement will be negotiated.

India and Germany together for climate protection

Oct 24, 2017 | German Embassy New Delhi
Joydeep Gupta (The Third Pole), Sanjay Vashist (Climate Action Network in South Asia), Arunabha Ghosh (Council on Energy, Environment and Water), Thomas Hagbeck  (German Embassy)

Before the upcoming 23rd World Climate Change Conference in Bonn German Embassy New Delhi brought environment journalists and NGOs together.

World Food Day 2017: Five questions and answers on hunger

Oct 17, 2017 | 1995-2017 Federal Foreign Office
WFP provides aid to besieged cities in Syria

On 16th October every year, the United Nations observes World Food Day – thus spotlighting the millions of people around the world suffering from hunger. The German Foreign Office is working to help these people and is fighting hunger worldwide. Five questions and answers on this issue.


Germany’s Humboldt Foundation promotes international climate protection research