National Framework Programme for Climate Protection: klima:aktiv
in Austria

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The klima:aktiv initiative is a programme to kick-start the transition of Austria to a low-carbon, clean economy based on efficient and sustainable use of resources, the protection of the environment, and the establishment of innovative green technologies and production practices.

The initiative was launched by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management in 2004. klima:aktiv aims at reducing energy consumption, and, consequently, GHG emissions, ultimately fighting climate change. To date, the initiative contributes to 1,46 million tonnes of CO2 emission savings yearly. The programme has provided support for 43.000 projects.

The activities of klima:aktiv focus on four thematic clusters: buildings, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and mobility. Its partners are: Regions, cities, municipalities; Companies and organizations; Schools, Universities; Citizens.

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