Editorial by Jan Peter Schemmel, CEO, Oeko-Institut
Think global, act local: you’ve probably heard the phrase a thousand times – perhaps because there is some truth to it, especially in relation to climate change. The fact is that we will not reach our targets by crafting international agreements and then failing to insulate our homes and expand the public transport systems in our own localities.
To avoid any misunderstandings: I am not trying to shift the bulk of the responsibility to the local authorities. Clearly, we need to have the…