Munich Earth Magazine

How much do you know about sustainability? Are you already considering a green lifestyle? On #EarthDay (April 22) the Public Affairs section of the Consulate General in Munich has released its special and first edition of the Munich Earth Magazine, including portraits of American and German eco-friendly start-ups, sustainable companies in general, recipes for a ...
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2018 Teacher Seminar: Education for Sustainability

Teacher Seminar Get Involved!   Going Green – Education for Sustainability in the EFL and STEM/MINT Classroom Monday, January 22, 2018, 15:00-17:45 Venue: Life e.V., Rheinstraße 45, 12161 Berlin (Aufgang C, 3. Etage); U-Bahnhof “Walter-Schreiber-Platz” – U9; S-Bahnhof “Feuerbachstraße” – S 1 Please join us for an update on the extended Going Green blended-learning curriculum ...
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“Quo vadis Arctic? Arctic Cooperation in Times of Global Change”

Arctic Council Handover Event: “Quo vadis Arctic? Arctic Cooperation in Times of Global Change” Berlin, May 22, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Welcome to our Embassy. Last week, the U.S. hosted the 10th Arctic Council Foreign Ministerial in Fairbanks, Alaska, at which Secretary Rex Tillerson handed over the two-year chairmanship of the Council to Finland. We ...
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Want healthier soil? Don’t plow.

As farmers adapt to the effects of climate change, they want cost-effective ways to maximize available water and improve soil. More and more farmers are discovering conservation tillage (also known as conservation agriculture). Instead of disturbing the soil by plowing after a harvest, the farmers leave residue, such as maize stalks or wheat stubble, on a field as they ...
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Going Green – Education for Sustainability

Going Green – Education for Sustainability ‘Going Green’ is an intercultural blended-learning project. German and U.S. students explore approaches to sustainable development in both countries collaboratively through a joint e-learning platform (Moodle). Materials are free of charge, include a pdf version and can be accessed through a registration process via Moodle. The project goal is ...
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Statement by the President on the Paris Climate Agreement

Video STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT Cabinet Room  5:30 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  In my first inaugural address, I committed this country to the tireless task of combating climate change and protecting this planet for future generations. Two weeks ago, in Paris, I said before the world that we needed a strong ...
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Minus One Car

The U.S. Embassy in Berlin supports, in cooperation with the Fulbright Alumni Association, the environmental and sustainability project Minus One Car, which aims to raise awareness for everyone’s role in environmental protection. This project encourages people to use their bikes instead of cars, and to inspire other people to follow their lead. To achieve this, ...
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National Geographic Photo Exhibit

On July 11, 2013, National Geographic celebrated its 125th anniversary at the Willy-Brandt-Haus with an exhibition opening which highlighted the magazine’s most iconic photographs. The exhibit featured Steve McCurry’s “Afghan Girl,” as well as images that inspired environmental protection, scientific fieldwork, travel, and cultural awareness. Minister Counselor for Public Affairs and Acting Deputy Chief of ...
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