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Press release on Climate | Energy and Health

Healthy all summer long

That's good against heat: a cooling water bag

Summer, sun, holiday time and bathing fun: summer is the most wonderful time of the year for many people. However, the recent hot summer of 2018 showed that good health is as important as fun and relaxation. A new publication by the German Meteorological Service (DWD) and German Environment Agency (UBA) talks about how to handle the "shadow side" of summer. read more

Press release on Economy | Consumption

Digitalisation can make consumption more sustainable

A computer keybord with a green button with a shopping cart.

Personalised advertisement, instant delivery, virtual shopping assistants and contactless payment show that consumption and digitalisation have become closely linked. A new report from the German Environment Agency (UBA) says it is not yet known whether this link will lead to greater pollution. The current analysis is that digitalisation offers good opportunities to use resources more efficiently. read more

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