environmental justice

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Research Project AdNEB „Advancing the New European Bauhaus”

along a canal in the city are white, four-storey houses in the Bauhaus style with roof terraces, balconies and small gardens with sunshades

“Advancing the New European Bauhaus: Sustainable Mobility and Resilient Urban Spaces for a Better Quality of Life (AdNEB)” is an UBA in-house research project that aims to develop recommendations for urban spaces. These recommendations will promote healthy, climate and environmentally friendly, high quality living for all, despite climate change. read more

News on Health and Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

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


Pilot project on environmental justice in German municipalities

Having a healthy living environment should not be coupled to level of income.

The socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods of many municipalities in Germany suffer from a high number of environment-related health risks. A research project by the German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) is testing key elements of a strategic approach to achieving environmental justice in three pilot municipalities. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment