Environment and climate change

GIZ assists its partners in identifying the wide range of causes of environmental risks. It helps modernise environmental policy at all levels, advises on regional environmental cooperation and develops strategies to embed environmental protection in other areas of policy.

Throwaway lifestyles
Humans seem to be drowning in their own waste. Essay by environmental journalist Joachim Wille
As far as the eye can see
Waste knows no borders, as a glance at the world’s cities, seas and rivers shows – we are even littering space with our debris.
‘The time to act is now’
Interview with Maria Cristina Fossi, professor of ecology and ecotoxicology and environmentalist
Kick-off at the scrapyard
Thousands of people work at the Agbogbloshie e-waste dump in Ghana’s capital, Accra. There, recycling is now being rethought.
More toilet facilities
Access to clean water and proper sanitation is a human right, but for many people in Kenya it is not always a reality.
Gathering momentum
A trip through China with Guido Beermann, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Environment and climate change

Environment and climate change