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However, by the 1960s, it was evident that the industrial processes that had enabled economic recovery were having detrimental effects on the environment, this was particularly so in the industrialised region along the river Ruhr. Poor water and air quality in the region were catalysts for action to be taken, whilst improvements in air quality would 22 CLIMATE CHANGE POLITICS IN EUROPE also reduce the contributions to climate change, this was not a recognised issue at the time. Although the possibility that human activity could have an effect on the climate was the subject of a paper presented by Hermann Flohn at the University of Würzburg in January 1941 (Cavender & Jäger, 1993:3-18) and of many other papers that Flohn wrote, little attention was paid to them.
The agreement between government and business is to be monitored by an independent scientific institute as has previous agreements; the costs of which will be born jointly and equally by the government in the form of the BMU and German business. The agreement was signed by: The Federal Chancellor, Gerhard Schröder; Federal Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Jürgen Trittin; Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, Werner Müller; President of Federation of German Industries; Dr.
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development As previously explained the main function of this chapter is one of scenesetting. The purpose of this section is to provide background information about international agreements that will aid understanding of, and be built upon during, analysis of the WSSD and COP8 later in this study. Whilst Germany’s contributions to UNCED will be examined, Germany is not the main focus of this section. UNCED was held on 3–14 June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro.