Free online resources on Sustainable Development
E-Learning and MOOCsVirtual Academy of Sustainability (VA-BNE) (German, English, Spanish) SDG Academy
The SDG Academy creates and curates free massive open online courses and educational materials on sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Yooweedoo helps change makers create ecologically and socially sustainable projects, organisations and start-ups and offers various online courses.
The online learning arrangements offered on this platform support the quicker uptake of sustainability knowledge and related skills in many parts of the globe.
Collection of publications
Basics of Sustainable Development:Media library of 'netzwerk n e.V.' Part 1 (German, English)
Netzwerk n e.V. has compiled important texts and videos about the basics of Sustainable Development in this media library.
Politics and strategies:Media library of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE)
Opinions and recommendations of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) as well as studies, reports, speeches, audio material and videos
Current information, reports and action plans of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Sustainable Development of Higher Education Institutions:Media library of 'netzwerk n e.V.' Part 2 (German)
Netzwerk n e.V. has compiled important texts about Sustainable Development in the context of Higher Education Institutions in this media library.
Guides to sustainability reporting, governance, teaching, research, operations and transfer written by Hoch-N.
The IPCC prepares comprehensive Assessment Reports about knowledge on climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options.
Agora Energiewende is an independent think tank and policy laboratory that develops evidence-based and politically viable strategies for ensuring the success of the clean energy transition in Germany, Europe and the rest of the world.
Climate Change:Carbon Brief: The impacts of climate change at 1.5C, 2C and beyond
Carbon Brief has extracted data from around 70 peer-reviewed climate studies to show how global warming is projected to affect the world and its regions.
The Climate Action Tracker is an independent scientific analysis that tracks government climate action and measures it against the globally agreed Paris Agreement aim of "holding warming well below 2°C, and pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C."
Basics of Sustainable Development:"Lexikon der Nachhaltigkeit" (Encyclopedia of Sustainability) (German)
Sustainable Development Goals, indicators and facts:United Nations & United Nations Development Programme
National data on the 232 global indicators of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Politics and strategies:Germany's National Sustainable Development Strategy German Parliamentary Advisory Council on Sustainable Development
Information about the German Parliamentary Advisory Council on Sustainable Development and reports
News and information about the project "Research for Sustainable Development" (Forschung für Nachhaltige Entwicklung - FONA) by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung - BMBF)
News and information on the plans for climate protection by the government of Göttingen
klimareporter° is an independent German online magazine on climate change and energy transition with daily reports, analyses, interviews and other contributions to the debate on causes and consequences of the climate crisis.
Carbon Brief is a UK-based website covering the latest developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy.
Miscellaneous:„AskNature“ „Earth School“
Podcasts„Nachhaltigkeit in Serie. Der Hoch-N-Podcast“ (German)
A podcast by the network Hoch-N on the sustainable development of Higher Education Institutions
Resources for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)Education for Sustainable Development: information library (German)
In this information library, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research has compiled teaching materials, publications, interviews and news on Education for Sustainable Development.
Hundreds of pedagogical ideas for classroom activities and multimedia resources on how to integrate SDGs into teaching and learning, from early childhood care through secondary education.