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.

Revolution in the desert
How Chile is producing low-cost green electricity with support from Germany and is leading the way in mitigating climate change.
My friend, the tree
How livestock ranchers in Colombia are protecting the rain forest and improving their incomes at the same time.
A paradise for renewables
Chile is powering ahead with transforming its energy system. The country has become a model for its neighbours.
Protecting an underwater jewel
Already seriously affected by climate change, Fiji is now taking measures to save the Great Sea Reef.
A bright future for renewables
"We need strong, predictable, smart policies around the world", writes Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the IEA.
When paradise drowns
For the residents of one village in Fiji, climate change turns their lifes upside down.

Environment and climate change

Environment and climate change