Climate & Energy Media Study Tours (Apply by 20/8)

Are you a journalist reporting on climate, energy or environmental issues for a major media outlet in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia or Slovenia?

Apply by 20 August for an individual study tour for journalists from Central and Eastern Europe. They will offer an exclusive insight into Germany’s climate and energy policies (also known as Energiewende) and their impacts. What’s the story behind Germany’s Energiewende? How does the country benefit from its efforts to cut emissions? What have been the main challenges along the way?

  • Step behind the scenes and take this opportunity to meet the people involved in the country’s switch to a low-carbon economy, widely known as the Energiewende.
  • Explore pioneering flagship projects and gather information on the opportunities and obstacles the country has experienced so far.
  • Take advantage of this opportunity to gain exclusive insights into Germany’s “climate policy transformation in action” in the run-up to COP23 in Bonn.
  • Meet and discuss with journalists from Germany and other European countries current topics of climate and energy politics.

Participation is free of charge (read more). You can choose from the series one or more tours with the following distinct themes: local action, green innovation and structural transformation – in three different areas of Germany.

You can choose from the series one or more tours with the following distinct themes: local action, green innovation and structural transformation – in three different areas of Germany.

TOUR 1 – 12 to 14 September 2017
Local climate action – climate policy and energy transition from a bottom-up perspective

TOUR 2 – 10 to 12 October 2017
Green innovations boosting the low-emission economy

TOUR 3 – 3 to 5 November 2017 (just before COP23 in Bonn)
Climate policy and Energy transition as an opportunity for structural change and rural areas

Each focusing on different aspects of German climate policy and the Energiewende, the study tours will offer opportunities to meet key players behind the transition and visit concrete projects. They will provide different perspectives on the benefits and challenges Germany has experienced so far.

For more details about the tours, travel arrangements and the application process, please visit https://media-study-tours.adelphi.de

Please note: All application documents need to be submitted before 20 August 2017.

Journalists meeting the eligibility criteria may apply for a maximum of two study tours.

Successful candidates will be contacted by 25 August 2017 and provided with a detailed preliminary agenda for the respective study tour.

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