Corona crisis

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What does the Corona crisis mean for environmental policy?

the Coronavirus

The Corona crisis challenges many familiar things. The economy is under pressure, people are changing their habits. What does this mean for environmental policy in the long term? UBA has launched various activities to address this issue. A special "Corona Task Force" has produced initial discussion papers. In addition, the economic perspective of "green recovery" is the focus of other activities. read more

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Ambitious environmental protection benefits health and well-being

people in a green space in the city

Air pollution, noise, climate change, chemicals – Environmental problems are a burden on human health. An intact environment can have a positive influence on health and well-being. Urban green spaces are a good example. A recent report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) describes successes for environment and health as well as challenges that face Europe today. read more

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