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Current press releases and statements from UfU

Berlin, 19.09.2023
Statement on the draft law to improve climate protection

Together with Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) and Deutscher Naturschutzring (DNR), UfU drafted the extensive 20-page statement and presented it at the hearing of the Environment Committee on 20.09.2023 in the Bundestag by Dr. Cornelia Nicklas from DUH.

Read more: Statement_BImSchG_Anhörung_DUH_UfU_DNR_190923

Berlin, August 31, 2023
PM: 30 Berlin schools wanted for KlimaVisionen project

By participating in the Berlin KlimaVisionen project, schools receive professional support on their path to climate neutrality. From the 2023/24 school year, a further 30 schools will be able to participate free of charge with the start of the second round.

Read more: Berlin Climate Schools Award Winner 2023

Berlin, July 18, 2023
PM: 25 years of the Aarhus Convention – UfU calls for modern standards in public participation

Environmental associations formulate demands for uniform and user-friendly regulations for digital public participation in Germany.

Read more: Berlin Climate Schools Award Winner 2023

Berlin, June 29, 2023
PM: A practical approach to climate protection

Climate protection in a very practical way at school and with a view to the global climate crisis: this is how an enthusiastic jury summed up the “Berlin Climate Schools” competition. Over 1,100 pupils took part in the 2022/2023 school year.

Read more: Berlin Climate Schools Award Winner 2023

Berlin, 08.06.2023
PM: Climate protection in schools – event on June 9 in Berlin

Pupils and teachers from Berlin schools will present their climate actions in a varied program and discuss them with Berlin MPs at the “Climate Visions” day on 9 June 2023. The “KlimaVisionen” project funded by the Senate Environment Department has just been extended by two years until 2025, and interested schools can register now.

Read more: Climate protection in schools – Event on June 9 in Berlin (PDF)

Berlin, 31.05.2023
PM: Climate Visions Day for Berlin schools on June 9, 2023

Event for schools in Berlin on the topics of climate protection, energy saving and climate neutrality.

Read more: UfU-PM: Day of Climate Visions

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