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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 Ed Hawkins

News ShowYourBudgets Tracks the World's Carbon Budget and Offers Visual Tools for Climate Action

Our "global carbon budget" is the estimate of how much CO2 humanity can release into the atmosphere and still be able to keep global warming under safe levels. A new website has turned that budget into a set of clear and comprehensible graphs that can be shared, distributed and used as a persuasive tool for political action - making it as easy as possible for the general public and the media to hold their governments to account. Read on

 Rainforest Action Network

Wissen What Exactly is a Climate Conference?

Every year, heads of government, organisations and activists from the environment, business and technology gather to negotiate the future of our planet at climate summits and conferences. But what exactly is a climate conference, who is involved and what is the scope of the decisions taken? 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