Facing obstacles at the federal level with regard to environmental protection or when bureaucratic hurdles serve as blockers, citizens can launch successful campaigns at a municipal level.
When the representatives of 195 Parties agreed on a climate target at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015, there was great jubilation among the participants.
Mercury emissions into the river Lippe (waste water from the cooling tower), pollutant deposits in the European FFH protected areas Cappenberger Wälder and Lippeauen, noise pollution and handling of hazardous substances such as ammonia on the power plant site –
Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. is fighting for sustainable mobility in German cities. In their latest newsletter, you can find more information about this turnaround of mobility.