Active Action: Why climate protection is important

The reduction of the man-made greenhouse effect is doubtlessly one of the greatest challenges in environmental protection we will have to face over the decades to come.

River landscape near Altenwörth
Altenwörth, photo BMLRT / Alexander Haiden

The direct link between the atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration and the earth’s average temperature is undisputed among scientists. Even though, in general, climate fluctuations are nothing unusual in the history of the world, human activities probably considerably intensify and accelerate natural warming.