Climate Protection

The climate is changing. As we burn oil and coal and cut down forests, the planet’s eco-systems are thrown off balance, resulting in more extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels.

We can call on our politicians to engage in responsible climate politics and urge cor­po­rations to invest in climate pro­tection. We can change our habits and consume in a climate­-friendly way.

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News Why Are Flights Really So Cheap?

We all know that flying emits huge amounts of CO2. And covering the same distance by bus or train is always far more expensive. In fact, sometimes even getting to the airport by train can cost you twice as much as the flight itself. So why is air travel really so cheap? Read on

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Wissen Satellites: Environmental Protectors and Development Aids in Space?

Initially developed for military purposes, satellites are these days being used more and more frequently in the fields of enviromental protection and humanitarian aid, opening up completely new possibilities in the fight against illegal logging, epidemics, environmental pollution and facilitating in monitoring and protecting endangered species. But what do satellites actually do and how is their data used? Can they really be helpful as environmental and development aids? Read on

Organisation Global Footprint Network

The Global Footprint Network is an international nonprofit organisation that aims to "end ecological overshoot by making  ecological limits central to decision-making." The website offers information on the development of the world's ecological footprint and its biocapacity. Read on