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New BMUB funding instrument  
Date: 27-04-17
The new European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the Federal Environment Ministry will support intra-European cooperation on climate action. Interested non-profit organisations are invited to submit...  
Forests as shields against avalanches  
Date: 28-04-17
Forests as shields against avalanches Native forests in the Nevados de Chillán – Laguna Del Laja Biosphere Reserve in Chile can serve as protective barrier against avalanches.  
German Year in Mexico – working together towards an energy transition  
Date: 28-04-17
With the help of a recently passed energy transition law, Mexico aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 22 per cent by 2030. As part of the German Year in Mexico, representatives from both...  
Interview: Protecting our first line of defense  
Date: 03-05-17
The project “Ecosystems, Risk and Climate Adaptation”, funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) and implemented by The Nature Conservancy (TNC), is working on topics in the interface...  
100% renewable – Dunhuang shows how it’s done!  
Date: 05-05-17
In 2015, energy for the heat and transport sectors in the Chinese city of Dunhuang still originated almost entirely from fossil energy sources. In mid-2016, the city decided to meet 100% of its...  
NDC Toolbox Navigator  
Date: 10-05-17
Today, the NDC Partnership released a beta version of the NDC Toolbox Navigator. This online resource provides a comprehensive toolbox for the different stages of NDC implementation, and will also...  
Water sector in Peru reduces Carbon Footprint  
Date: 11-05-17
Water and wastewater utilities are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. At the same time, utilities in emerging countries are among the major energy consumers, while emitting...  
World’s forests cover 9% more space than previously assessed  
Date: 12-05-17
The current estimates of the size of the forest cover worldwide are to be increased by at least 9%, which may lead to new calculations of the global carbon budget. A study coordinated by the Food...  
Flood of prizes for IKI multimedia project  
Date: 15-05-17
The multimedia report ‘Saigas in distress’ from Deutsche Welle’s Global Ideas television series has been awarded three prizes within two weeks. The documentary takes viewers on a research expedition...  
Chile: Improved system for feeding renewable energy into the electricity grid  
Date: 17-05-17
The newly established grid operator in Chile, Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional, will soon be using an efficient, centralised forecasting system. The aim of the system is to reduce uncertainties in the...  
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