About: Jochen Flasbarth

Development Policy 09-12-2015

Climate protection plans lack financial direction

Germany wants to launch more investment projects in developing countries in order to support the fight against climate change.  But where the money will come from is still not clear. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Climate change 04-12-2015

Germany backs island nations’ bid for 1.5 degrees target

The international community wants to agree on a two degree limit at the COP21 summit, but smaller island-nations want a 1.5 degree limit - and they will enjoy German support. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Climate change 03-11-2015

UN climate change expert: National contributions not enough

National plans for reducing CO2 emissions are not yet ambitious enough to meet climate goals, but progress has been made. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Health 15-06-2015

Environment ministers want flexible air pollution targets

Environment ministers on Monday (15 June) demanded flexibility in meeting EU air quality targets, after dropping a cap on methane emissions from draft pollution rules.

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