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.

Let’s go hiking
For many people, the mention of Jordan evokes images of the Dead Sea, the sandstone city of Petra and desert adventures in Wadi Rum. But this kingdom has even more to offer.
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.

Environment and climate change

Environment and climate change