The winning projects of the climate action award for local government from 2012-2014 represent a wide variety of measures available for effective climate action – from climate action in local government properties through cooperation strategies with other relevant stakeholders to public participation initiatives. Other municipalities and regions are urged to learn from and emulate these climate activities and come up with their own ideas. The successfully completed projects presented in this booklet prove that climate action is worthwhile: Click here for the full booklet
The “Service and Competence Centre: Local Government Climate Action” based at the German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) organises the annual “Climate Action Award for Local Government” together with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). The aim of the award is to honour German municipalities and regions which have carried out exemplary climate action projects.