Federal Environmental Agency

Climate hotels Germany distinguished concept of education for sustainable development KITA21 is an initiative of the safe our future environmental Foundation and is supported by the concept of education for sustainable development (GNI). This involves issues such as water, energy, food, consumer or nature, playful prepared for children. For example, plant new beds children, or cook a healthy dinner together. This promoted not only the social but also the environmental skills of children. Each children’s day facility in the Hamburg area can participate in this project.

For everyone with a project idea that he’d like to perform, must register. As support there is for educators and education workshops and training the safe our future environmental Foundation. Successful implementation of the project can be the respective day-care “badge distinguish let with a KITA21. The climate-hotels Germany hosts behind, their CO2 emissions ecological and economical optimized, for example due to consistent energy saving, and have committed themselves to further climate protection measures. In addition, each of the nationwide nine climate-Hotels has the inevitable residual amount of carbon that is created within a year, determined by a CO2 footprint and compensated by controlled and certified projects. Thus, climate hotels offer their guests a climate-neutral stay without having to give up anything as a guest. Viabono has developed in cooperation with CO2OL, an experienced consulting and service agency for operational climate protection, to a CO2 Calculator for the hospitality industry.

Thus, CO2 footprints can be”for the operation easily and quickly create, as well as the average CO2 – emission value determine per night per guest. The calculated values can by recognized climate protection certificates from a certified reforestation project for CarbonFix standard or in part one are compensated on energy efficiency and development of renewable energies of oriented gold standard project. About Viabono: VIABONO (“too German: the way to the good”) was founded in 2001 on the initiative of the Federal Ministry of the environment and the Federal Environmental Agency. The aim was to counter a uniform, recognizable to the consumer brand to the confusing jungle of flags and seals. Today the VIABONO carrier Association stands with 18 organizations from consumer, environmental and tourism behind the brand (including German hotel? and Restaurant Association, ADAC, federal, DTV, NABU). The brand VIABONO combines under one roof, flat rate hotels, holiday apartments, meeting houses, campsites, youth accommodation, restaurants? Canoeing providers as well as nature parks and TourismusKommunen. The circle of the VIABONO recorded licensee only who operate sustainably. The review is based on an extensive list of criteria. Can individual travel a VIABONO?Get license. Around 300 VIABONO?Members put the idea of sustainable travel family business today engaged in action to most of them. Thus VIABONO is one the largest and most innovative tourism?Cooperation with the most organic? certified companies in Germany.

Crude Oil Prices Give Only Slightly After

Heating oil prices are expected to remain stable in Germany today LEIPZIG. (Ceto) This morning the oil prices compared to yesterday’s day finally eased slightly, but stabilised at a high level. US light oil (WTI) traded for $ 81.01 per barrel, $10 more than a year ago. With North Sea oil (Brent), there were around $7 $80,44 more than on August 10, 2009. Rates pushed the Chinese oil imports, which fell in July compared to the previous month. Credit: Bernard Golden -2011. Also the data expected for today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) seem to be no increasing impetus for crude oil prices.

Although experts expect a reduction of in crude oil reserves in high by 1.5 million barrels. Which however would have an equal structure for gasoline and middle distillates compared to a clear sign that the market is still oversupplied at the world’s largest oil consumer in United States. Potential speculation could act, however, that put it, that the US Central Bank FED at their meeting today Measures to stimulate the US economy decides. Is the interest rate 0.25 percent as deep as 30 years no longer and will hardly be lowered. Nevertheless, investors expecting a clear signal of the Central Bank. This put especially on the euro, which eased significantly today. Since the FED results only announced on the night of Wednesday (CEST), opposite yesterday priced little should change today for heating oil consumers in Germany. That reported the online portal of the journal fuel level and oil review on its website.