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Newsletter "UBA aktuell" - No.: 5/2017

Dear reader,It is time for the air quality in every German city to be good enough to comply with the nitrogen dioxide limit value which applies in the EU. Concentrations over the limit are a health hazard, in particular for people who suffer asthma. UBA has taken a closer look at what the decisions reached at the Diesel Summit on 2 August 2017 can do to help the situation. Read about it here in th... read more

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

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