Greener and fairer

Governments are investing hundreds of billions of euros in their economies to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This special situation offers a unique opportunity to make life greener and fairer.

Green Recovery

Ramping up renewables is one of the main topics on the agenda at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27). Ghada Krayem, a solar energy technician from the Palestinian territories, is showing how women can advance the energy transition and overcome social barriers in the process.

A visitor to the Río Azero valley in southern Bolivia will be left in no doubt about the impact climate change is having on flora and fauna. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is supporting Bolivia in achieving lasting improvements to its water security.

An excursion to the area surrounding the La Tigra ­Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica illustrates how many ­people are working together in the interests of nature conservation – the private sector is also doing its bit for the green recovery.

Working together globally to fight single-use plastic