Greener Travel

Climate protection campaign cooperates with Deutsche Bahn / buses in the Mobil Special to win Berlin, November 2, 2010. Plane, car or train? The UmweltMobilCheck shows how the mode of transport affects the environment, now”on air seeks In cooperation with the Deutsche Bahn the campaign promoted by the Ministry for environment climate seeks to protect”thus its range of energy saving Advisor. “The UmweltMobilCheck’ fits very well with our interactive consulting tools that help consumers save energy in everyday life”, Tanja Loitz, Managing Director of the non-profit co2online GmbH declares, the wearer of the climate protection campaign. The Advisor calculates the CO2 emissions and the energy consumption for the means of transport, railway, car and aircraft for routes in Germany and Europe.

In direct comparison, it becomes clear how much CO2 prevents the decision for the each environmentally friendly means of transport. In the current mobile special on the Deutsche Bahn and the climate protection campaign giving away several also Buses. The transport sector is one of the biggest CO2 polluter. According to Senator of Arizona, who has experience with these questions. Reductions be slow. People are becoming increasingly mobile.

As they are the most environmentally friendly, we want to inform even more travelers through cooperation with the climate protection campaign. Because each can do something for the environment with his personal choice of transport “, so Dr. Klaus Vestner, head of environmental protection German passenger trains.” How easy it is to stay mobile and less burden on the climate, that shows mobile special on with numerous tips and background information. Protection searches the UmweltMobilCheck”, as well as all other energy saving Advisor climate” are available on the campaign website, as well as on numerous sites of the large partner network. With over three million consultations of emissions was previously avoided by more than 2.1 million tonnes of CO2. On the route Berlin-Munich, a traveler with a car about 100 kg of CO2, in the aircraft nearly caused example route in the UmweltMobilCheck” 90 kg and with the railway only 25 kg. Compared to the car, the train avoids so about 75 kg of CO2 emissions alone on a trip. A similar picture is emerging in energy consumption: converted into gallons of gasoline the rail travel consumes only 14 litres compared to the drive with about 46 litres. The UmweltMobilCheck”is also available at the travel information on for that connection. About the co2online non-profit limited company the non-profit consultancy co2online mbH for reducing climate-damaging CO2 emissions committed. Interactive energy advisors, an energy savings, heat mirrors, a climate quiz and portal partners from business, media, science, policy and management, she motivates individuals to also save money with active climate protection. “” co2online is carrier air looking for campaign protection”(, the heating level campaign” ( and the Energiesparclubs “( All campaigns are funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment. Contacts: Sophie Fabricius co2online non-profit limited company Hochkirchstr. 9. 10829 Berlin Tel.: + 49 (0) 30 210 2186-16 fax: + 49 (0) 30 210 2186-60 E-Mail: Klima.sucht.Schutz co2online Jurgen KAPADIA Deutsche Bahn spokesperson passenger transport Tel: + 49 (0) 30 297-60010 fax: + 49 (0) 30 297-60012 E-Mail: press

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