The Challenge: Combating Global Warming with Waste Sector Actions

Bundespresseamt: Presse- und Besucherzentrum
Reichstagufer 14
10117 Berlin

UBA invites to the conference and experience exchange with the Municipal Solid Waste Initiative of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) “The Challenge: Combating Global Warming with Waste Sector Actions” on March 19, 2020 at the Federal Press Office in Berlin.

The “Climate and Clean Air Coalition“ (CCAC), founded in 2012, is a global partnership of 67 governments, 18 international and 57 non-governmental organizations committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate through actions to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) ( 

Germany has joined CCAC in 2012 and is represented by the Federal Ministry of Environment. 

The Coalition takes action through its 12 initiatives (

The Municipal Solid Waste Initiative is aiming at the reduction of methane emissions from landfill and black carbon emissions from open burning of waste worldwide. The initiative works internationally across the municipal solid waste sector together with municipal and private actors and regional networks providing information exchange, strategies and expertise on organization, technology and financing of climate-friendly waste management, on emission quantification, or on access to funding (

The German Environment Agency is actively engaged in the Municipal Solid Waste Initiative for years. 

We would like to invite you to exchange expertise and experience with an international expert team of the CCAC waste initiative from environmental administrations, associations, cities and private sector.

The conference language is English without translation and the number of participants is limited.

Further information will be available soon.