The campaign CITY CYCLING for sustainable mobility and bicycle promotion in German municipalities, initiated by Climate Alliance, went into the 2nd round! Nearly 1100 municipalities in Germany and thousands of local politicians, school classes, associations, companies and citizens took part again this year in order to make an important contribution to climate protection and to […]
On 11 July 1987, the Earth’s population exceeded 5 billion for the first time, according to the United Nations. Two years later, in 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) decided to declare the international World Population Day on that date in order to raise awareness of the challenges of a […]
Finishing the first round of the project in Germany, our participant Renate Dobratz described her experiences in an exciting radio feature on SWR2 entitled “Precious resources – how we consume less”. Further details and the link to listen to the entire feature can be found here (only available in German).
On 3 May 2019 the time had come – but no reason to celebrate! On this day the world population had consumed all regenerative resources for the entire calendar year 2019. At least if the entire world population had the same per capita resource consumption as Germany. To cap consumption, it would need 3 earths. […]