Climate Protection

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Climate-Neutral Berlin 2050

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Berlin aims to make a significant contribution to protect our climate and will therefore become climate neutral by 2050. More information

Berlin Energy and Climate Protection Programme 2030

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The Berlin Energy and Climate Protection Programme 2030 (BEK 2030) contains strategies and measures that are necessary for the reduction of local CO2 emissions and the improvement of our city’s resilience. More information

Berlin's phase-out of coal

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Berlin is the first German federal state to announce that it is phasing out coal in the near future. After phasing-out lignite in 2017 already, a feasibility study on ending energy production from hard coal has been commissioned. More information

Adaptation to the consequences of climate change

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Berlin has already experienced consequences of global warming on a local level and is therefore investing in adapting its infrastructure to changing climate conditions. More information

International cooperation

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A major amount of greenhouse gas emissions is caused by cities. Berlin is therefore cooperating with cities worldwide to make a joint effort on climate protection. More information

Publications

Climate Emergency in Berlin

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On 10 December 2019, on the initiative of Climate Protection Senator Regine Günther, the Berlin Senate was the first Federal State of Germany to recognise the climate emergency. More information