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Who has the best ecodesign in Germany?

Gruppenbild der 10 Jurymitglieder vor dem Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin

On 11 September a panel jury of environmental and design experts made the nominations for this year's Bundespreis Ecodesign (German Ecodesign Award). Twenty submissions in the areas of architecture, energy, nutrition, home living, interior design, mobility and fashion can now hope to receive an award at an awards ceremony to be held 27 November. read more

Emissions trading: EEX holds 500th German auction of emission allowances

Hands in front of a laptop screen showing a trading picture.

The significant expansion of auctioning of emission allowances instead of the almost complete free allocation is one of the central steps forward which have been implemented in the European Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the current third trading period. “The allocation via auctions complies with the polluter-pays principle most consistently and, in this way, creates the biggest possible in... read more

telegram environment+health - No.: 01/2017

Dear reader,We are pleased to send you the latest "telegram environment + health" by the Environmental Hygiene Department at the German Environment Agency (UBA).Topic of the new issue 01/2017: Environmental injustice inside our bodies? - Human body burdens of dangerous chemicals in Brazil and Germany.You can find previous newsletter issues in our online archive on our website.Sincerely,your editor... read more

WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management - No.: 59 - July 2017

Dear reader,We are pleased to send you the latest newsletter by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control at the Federal Environment Agency, Germany.Some topics of the new issue:Environment and Health Process has started in Central AsiaUpdate on Air Quality from the European CommissionNotes and newsMeetings and conferencesNew publicationsComing eventsPreviou... read more

Newsletter "UBA aktuell" - No.: 4/2017

Dear reader,Summertime is just the right time to quench your thirst with healthy, eco-friendly, and inexpensive tap water. To ensure it stays that way, UBA is drawing attention to a pressing problem – the contamination of our groundwater with nitrate from intensive agricultural practices. Read more about the matter in this newsletter.We would also like to recommend – hot off the press – our annual... read more

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