Green projects Stuttgart, Germany
Nuclear power phase-out After Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster -> chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition announced on May 2011 that Germany’s 17 nuclear power station will be shut down by 2022 -> nuclear exit laws -> green policy -> support of renewable energies -> carbon dioxide reduction
Environmental badge • There are environmental green zones in Germany • From 2013 on you can only drive through these zones with the green environmental badge • The green badge means that your car emits less carbon dioxide • Less pollution in cities • Better air
Car2go • Rent an electric car • You can find them almost everywhere and you can leave them wherever you want • It's fun, saves money and protects the environment!
Ecologicalrestorationofthe Neckar • Substantial changes along the Neckar(because it is a waterway and industrial water resource) • Many initiatives are dealing with the ecological restoration of the Neckar → recreation areas and habitats for animals and plants. → fish no longer die because of lack of oxygen.
Plant forthe planet-projectandschoolyard • ‘‘Day of trees‘‘ (April 28 2013) • Project of Felix Finkbeiner (founded when he was nine) • lesson for fifth-graders • 1 tree as a symbol of the will to protect the environment • 900 trees planted in a forest next to our school • School yard: • ,,Garden team ‘’ working in the yard and learning about gardening • hand-made jam
Photovoltaics plant at our school • Produced electricity supplies the public electricity network • profits go to the‘‘Förderverein‘’(booster club ) of our school • Symbol of our school as a role model • Increases the students’ environmental consciousness • Data can be used in physics or economics classes