We’re supposed to be in the middle of winter. Not that you‘d notice it! Climate researchers are letting it be known that this is a foretaste of future winters in our part of the world.
It must have dawned on everyone by now that climate change is in full swing. We must do everything we can to dampen the effects, but it is also high time to adapt to it and to act accordingly. The circular economy can make a considerable contribution. Many talks on the 1st day of the pending Bavarian Waste and Landfill Days (Bayerischen Abfall- und Deponietage), which we are helping to organise, deal with this topic.
Society and the media are currently more occupied by the "new type of corona virus" and the threatened pandemic than with climate change. At first glance, the two topics are entirely unrelated. But when we take a second look we find that changing climate conditions also facilitate the spread of pathogens. This will have effects on environmental hygiene, which we at bifa have been concerned with for many years. Read the article on page 4.