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  • Submitted by: Germany
  • Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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  • Location: Freiburg, Germany
  • Date of completion: 1986
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Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Green City Freiburg
Description/achievement of initiative

A city with a long history of environmental awareness and action, Freiburg, a renowned solar and green city, has been systematically addressing the issue of climate change.
Source: The ICLEI Case Study series


The new Freiburg Climate Protection Strategy 2030 provides a clear focus and wide-ranging framework for local action in key areas identified for effective GHG emissions reduction. The city's focus is now on achieving the new target, with the support of an action plan, a structure established to support the implementation process and engaging its citizens.

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