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Climate targets

Climate targets are objectives decided at national or EU level to reduce or even stop the effects of global warming. One of the best-known climate targets is the 1.5-degree target: According to the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, in which the...

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Climate Protection

Climate protection is part of environmental protection and an umbrella term for all measures and concepts to counteract the consequences of climate change.The increasing emission of greenhouse gases by humans, mainly due to increasing...

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Climate politics

Climate politics at global, national and European level deals with strategies and measures to protect the climate. The focus is on avoiding greenhouse gases and adapting to the consequences of climate change that can no longer be avoided. These...

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CO2 footprint

The carbon footprint indicates the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by personal activities or by a business or production process. For example, when people drive a car, fly on vacation by plane, or construct a building. Or when customers buy...

CO2 emissions

Refers to the emission of the environmentally harmful carbon released during the combustion of fossil fuels (e.g. coal, natural gas, mineral oil).