Every spring the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue brings together key international decision makers in foreign energy and energy policy, industry, science and civil society as well as foremost energy experts from all over the world. This year, the dialogue takes place from March 20-21.
It is the largest international conference ever hosted in Germany: from 6 to 17 November up to 25,000 representatives of governments and NGOs are gathering in Bonn for the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23).
At this year´s WACEE, the state government of NRW together with its Ghanaian partners organized once again a successful panel on tackling electronic waste in Ghana.
With a view to supporting the implementation of Agenda 2030, Technische Universität Dresden is offering four Environmental Management courses in 2017/18 to prepare participants for their environment-related tasks in their home countries.
German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel urged all participants to act in the name of sustainability at the annual conference for sustainable development on the 29th of May.
The interactive child-friendly exhibition on Climate Change ”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle“ re-opened in Accra. The exhibition situated in a park of the Mmofra Foundation had already been opened for the first time in 2014 for some weeks.
Germany wants to increase by 40 to 45% the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources by 2025 and then by 55 and 60% by 2035 with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions by 40% by 2020.
On Friday, 19th of May, the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) as a leading Climate Change Organization in West Africa held in Accra a two-day Long Term Planning Workshop on the sustainability of WASCAL.