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23 Nov 17, 0
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Economy
Issue 5/2019

Blowing the carbon budget

Tar sands, LNG, deepwater drilling: new research shows that oil and gas companies are undermining international carbon targets with their investment decisions – and exposing themselves to serious financial risks in the process.
30 Oct 19, Joachim Wille 0
Politics
Issue 5/2019

Green Deal team unveiled

In the incoming European Commission, Dutch social democrat Frans Timmermans will be in charge of climate action as vice-president. Other portfolios such as energy and transport will be subordinate to him in the new hierarchy.
30 Oct 19, Tim Altegör 0
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Politics
Issue 5/2019

No surprises in New York

The results of the recent climate summit convened by UN Secretary General António Guterres were disappointing. Among the more hopeful messages was India’s pledge to boost solar power, while Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders for their apathy.
30 Oct 19, Joachim Wille 0
Economy
Issue 3&4/2019

Hard times for wind power

A slump in approvals and a surge in legal challenges – the German wind industry is up against formidable obstacles. The result: vanishingly low expansion levels in the first half of 2019.
23 Aug 19, Margit Hildebrandt 0
Sections
Interview
... says Ottmar Edenhofer, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Edenhofer believes that the likelihood of Germany introducing a carbon price has increased of late, in light of the success of the Fridays for Future movement and the shifts in the political landscape evidenced in the recent European elections.
Issue 3&4/2018
Government policy has left German wind companies reeling – but the pressure is just as great for the municipalities they operate in. Aurich, in Lower Saxony, has had to impose a budget freeze.
Issue 3&4/2019
Human exploitation of the Earth’s ecosystems is leaving them barely able to recover, besides accounting for almost a quarter of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, global warming is severely impairing food production.
Issue 4/2017
Editor-in-Chief Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann on the current debate surrounding carbon emissions, the continuing failure of the European trading scheme to deliver a just price for carbon dioxide, and how the switch to auctions is putting the expansion goals for renewable energies at risk.

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Bursting the bubble - Germany’s disappointing climate package

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  • 25 Nov 19 to 27 Nov 19

    18th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition WWEC2019 “Large-scale Integration of Wind Power”

    World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
  • 26 Nov 19 to 28 Nov 19

    WindEurope Offshore 2019

    WindEurope
  • 27 Nov 19 to 29 Nov 19

    Intersolar India

    Solar Promotion International GmbH
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