Government & Climate, Energy, Environment
The German Government has not only established some of the most ambitious climate protection and energy goals in the world. It has also set up effective and innovative measures to encourage citizens, businesses and even international partners to help meet those goals.
International climate protection is one of the biggest global challenges of the 21st century. The German Government is one of the driving forces in the drive for a comprehensive post-2012 climate protection agreement.
International Climate Policy
The German government's goal is to achieve a modern, climate-friendly, sustainable and secure energy supply for Germany. The aim is to eventually have renewables contributing the main share to the energy supply.
Expansion of Renewables
Government and industry will provide a total of 1 billion euros for research, development and demonstration projects over the next 10 years.
Fuel Cell Research
Since 1978, The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark have been coordinating their activities and measures for a comprehensive protection of the Wadden Sea ecosystem.
Wadden Sea Conservation