Currently, the city of Klagenfurt works on a new environmental policy, which shall be oriented towards the Alpine Convention. First, scientific basics are required as the basis of a broad participation process. For the scientific preliminary work, E.C.O. together with the expert bureau Arche Noah conduct the baseline studie. In this research project, the extensive target catalogue, strategies, instruments and measures as listed in the Alpine Convention and its reports are analysed systematically with regards to their importance for the city of Klagenfurt. Additionally, the so far implementation of the Convention is critically examined. These working steps, for the city of Klagenfurt adapted, concretised and practical environmental goals are elaborated.