The US is back as a partner in the fight against climate change. Germany, Canada and the US are renewing their climate cooperation within the context of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas set the ball rolling at a climate conference on 22 June.
The US is back as a partner in the fight against human-induced global warming. On 18 May, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will meet US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry. On the agenda are cooperation on climate diplomacy and achievement of the Paris climate Goals.
At the seventh Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), politicians and business leaders will discuss how our energy systems can become climate-neutral. Transatlantic climate cooperation and hydrogen technology promise to inject fresh momentum into the energy Transition.
In September, the UN states will debate the issue of strengthening renewable energies. In the run-up to this event, Germany is assuming responsibility for the theme “global energy transition”.
After a very busy and turbulent year, German foreign policy is setting its sights on what lies ahead: coronavirus, regional conflicts, climate change mitigation and many other issues requiring urgent attention.
The EU and China want to deepen their cooperation on climate protection. Experts and decision-makers used a virtual conference on “China and the EU – new alliances for climate protection” to discuss how to move forward.