An excessive amount of sound, whether in terms of intensity or of duration, can have lasting adverse effects on health or cause physiological damage. Sound has an effect on the whole organism, inasmuch as it triggers stress reactions (extra-aural effects). These effects can manifest even through exposure to low level non-harmful levels of sound encountered in the environment, for example, traffic... read more
For our environment
The impact of climate change will be felt more strongly in the future – and in Germany too. This is the conclusion reached in what is called the vulnerability analysis, a comprehensive study on Germany's vulnerability to climate change.