International Environmental Policy

Cover: Leporello - Ways out of the plastic crisis: Demands from German civil society

Ways out of the plastic crisis:

Published: 24 June 2021
Demand paper

Stop flooding the world with plastic! For the first time in Germany, major civil society actors have come together in an alliance to resolve the plastics crisis and have formulated 15 demands for the German government to act on.

Unpacked!

Published: 6 May 2021
Book

Specifically developed and designed for a young international audience, the digital book "Unpacked! Plastic, Waste, & Me" answers 70 questions about plastic in colorful infographics and six true stories. Book designer and author Gesine Grotrian and a team of experts from the Heinrich Böll Foundation together with an advisory board of young people from all over the world have created an exciting non-fiction book for young people aged 12 and over.

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Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Published: 31 May 2019

The plastic pollution crisis is a significant and growing threat to the Earth’s climate. Greenhouse gas emissions from the plastic lifecycle threaten the ability of the global community to keep global temperature rise below 1.5°C.

Fuel to the Fire

Published: 14 February 2019

The present report investigates the early, ongoing, and often surprising role of the fossil fuel industry in developing, patenting, and promoting key geoengineering technologies. 

Radical Realism for Climate Justice

Published: 18 September 2018

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial is feasibleThis publication is a civil society response to the challenge of limiting global warming to 1.5°C while also paving the way for climate justice.

Not A Silver Bullet

Published: 30 August 2018

Why the focus on insurance to address loss and damage is a distraction from real solutions.