environmental behaviour

Umwelt-Indikator

Indicator: Commitment to environmental protection

A graph shows the percentage of the population actively involved in environmental protection and nature conservation or who could imagine becoming involved. In 2020 only the current involvement was surveyed which was at 19 percent.

In the 2020 representative survey, 19 % said they were actively involved in environmental protection and nature conservation. In 2018, the figure was 12 % and in 2016 6 %.Thus, the indicator shows a positive trend since 2018.This development was also reflected in the increased share (between 2016 and 2018) of people who could imagine being actively involved in environmental protection and nature c... read more

Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Environmental awareness in Germany

People walking in a park.

Environmental protection and climate action as a key challengeIn addition to the scheduled survey of 2018, an intermediate survey including key time-series questions was carried out in the early summer of 2019.Out of all the problems which Germany faced in 2018 and again in 2019, environmental protection and climate action took precedence over every other challenge for the people surveyed. In comp... read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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