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Quality from the mountains

Aug 24, 2020
Quality from the mountains

Cheese, meat and honey – these and other products from the mountains must meet certain EU requirements to be allowed to bear the “mountain product” quality label, introduced by the EU in 2014. A recent study shows whether and how this term has become established.

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Living mountain forests

Aug 06, 2020
Living mountain forests

Climate protector and habitat, recreational area and timber supplier: forests have many functions, both in the natural ecosystem and for humans. CIPRA Slovenia's “GozdNega / Forest Care” project aims to convince forest owners of the benefits of climate-friendly management.

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Climate change: Merano’s strategy for a better quality of life

Jul 15, 2020
Climate change: Merano’s strategy for a better quality of life

Trees instead of parking spaces and support for the population during hot spells – with a total of 19 measures like these, the city of Merano/I is countering the effects of climate change. Experts, interest groups and young people have worked together to develop the strategy.

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Nomination of 28 sustainable renovations and new buildings

Jun 03, 2020
Nomination of 28 sustainable renovations and new buildings

The jury of the "Constructive Alps" architecture competition will decide by autumn which projects are to be awarded prizes. And the public will also be able to judge the projects: for the first time, there will be an award for the public favourite.

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A Matter of the Head: Our Image of Climate Protection

Jun 03, 2020
A Matter of the Head: Our Image of Climate Protection

Climate change, climate crisis, climate emergency: how do we find the right words to talk about global warming? At the online conference of the Alpine Partnership for Local Climate Action on 30 June and 1 July 2020, the focus will be on communication about climate protection.

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One ticket, seven countries, 48 regions

Jun 03, 2020
One ticket, seven countries, 48 regions

AlpTick, one ticket for all public transportation in the entire Alpine region – this is the vision of the CIPRA Youth Council (CYC). Young people are invited to take part in a survey on mobility in the Alps.

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More Alpine protection against transit traffic

Jun 03, 2020
More Alpine protection against transit traffic

The transport ministries of the EU countries will negotiate more binding rules for transit traffic at the beginning of June 2020. CIPRA representatives from all the Alpine countries are calling for an improvement in the European infrastructure costs directive for truck transport.

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More sustainable living thanks to corona?

May 29, 2020
More sustainable living thanks to corona?

Pop-up cycle paths in cities, an organic food boom – corona promotes the trend towards more sustainable lifestyles in the Alpine countries as well. A trend that may be here to stay.

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New faces at CIPRA

May 29, 2020
New faces at CIPRA

Vanda Bonardo is the new President of CIPRA Italy, with changes too to the Executive Board. There has also been a change on the Executive Board of CIPRA Austria.

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Digital and creative: climate strike despite Corona

May 27, 2020
Digital and creative: climate strike despite Corona

Global #digitalstrike, climate strike in Switzerland, climate corona deal in Austria, mailbombing in Italy: how climate activists in Alpine countries deal with the initial restrictions and what they take away from the corona crisis.

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