News Digest Item
14 Jul 2017

“Make our planet great again:” French-German fellowship-programme for energy- and climate research

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

In order to push implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, France and Germany have agreed on setting up a joint programme for climate and energy research for 50 scientists from around the world, the German ministry of education and research (BMBF) said in a press release. In the context of the French initiative “Make our planet great again”, the fellowship programme, endowed with 45 million euros by both countries, will focus on research to put the Paris accord’s targets into practice. German research minister Johanna Wanka called the join initiative “an important signal in confusing times”.

Find the press release in German here.


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