Carbon dioxide features prominently in the debate about climate change. However, short-lived climate pollutants like soot, methane and hydrofluorocarbons also play a role in global warming. read more
UBA at climate change summit: cut short-lived climate pollutants!
Clean air today and in future: conference discussed approaches
Efforts to reduce air pollution must continue on a wide scale to protect man and the environment. This became clear at the "Reine Luft" [Clean Air] conference which was hosted by the UBA in September 2013. read more
Compliance with caps on air pollutants still problematic
Air pollution caused by nitrogen dioxide and particulates continued to be too high in Germany in 2012. read more