Collective Law Suits in Environmental Law

The project is dealing with open questions in the implementation procedure of the Aarhus Convention in Germany. By a legal comparising study with the UK, France, Italy, Sweden, and Poland will be find conclusions for an efficient implementation of Aarhus requirements in Germany.

Legal Remedies for Resource Equity

In a one-week international dialogue-conference, participants from 38 countries elaborated on possibilities to utilize legal instruments and participation to reach more justice in the context of resource protection. Among the participants were persons from every continent (except Australia). UfU...

Education and Participation on Climate Change II

The conference "Communication, Education, Participation. Successful Ways to Climate Protection" focussed on the role of education, communication and participation in a context of climate change and climate protection. In addition to presentations by Felix Ekardt (Research Unit Sustainibility and...

SiteChar

For the mitigation of climate change it's important to reduce worldwide the CO2 emissions. The carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) has been discussed as a possible option for reducing the greenhouse gases. However, protests on potential CO2 storage sites in Germany and the Netherlands have...

CCS-Technology in Poland

As the economic upswing of Poland strongly depends on a coal-based energy economy, the country is one of Europe’s largest CO2 emitters. At the same time, as a member of the EU, Poland has made m concrete climate protection commitments and must considerably reduce its CO2 emissions within the next...

Energy saving in Bulgaria and Romania

In Romania, the terms of sustainable development and Agenda 21 are often used without having a clear idea about the actual meaning of the terms and practical action in this field. There is a lack of positive examples for solving environmental problems and for sustainable actions in businesses and...

E-Enhance

Main approach of the project is to foster the development of renewable energy (RE) & energy efficiency (EE) in Vietnam through capacity building for Vietnamese civil society organizations (CSOs) and local champions in order to improve energy access and living conditions of Vietnamese citizens. ...

CapaViet

Since September 2017 until August 2019, UfU carries out a project to improve the management of polluted sites in Vietnam. The cooperative project “CapaViet - Capacity and infrastructure development for the establishment of a soil contamination catastre in Vietnam by the example of Bắc Ninh...

Climate school Berlin-Athens

Climate School Berlin-Athens is a 28-month project aiming to augment the awareness of climate change and energy consumption in the school communities of the Municipality of Athens (MoA).

Access to Justice (A2J – EARL)

While the body of EU environmental policy and regulation is one of the most advanced and comprehensive in the world, an implementation gap has become evident. Strong legislative and policy frameworks are not providing the results that they should because they are not properly implemented. Experience...