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Main topics
Politics
Issue 1/2020

Green Promise

The new head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has unveiled details of her “Green Deal”. The plan envisages more ambitious climate targets, to be achieved by overhauling political instruments from emissions trading to exhaust limits. Not all Member States are on board, however.
20 Feb 20, Tim Altegör 0
Knowledge
Issue 1/2020

Emissions from EU power plants fall

Carbon emissions from power generation in Europe fell by twelve percent in 2019 – the biggest reduction since 1990, as reported by the thinktanks Agora Energiewende and Sandbag.
20 Feb 20, Tim Altegör 2
Main topics
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
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
Issue 5/2019
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.
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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  • 3 Mar 20 to 5 Mar 20

    Intersolar Middle East

    Solar Promotion International GmbH
  • 4 Mar 20 to 5 Mar 20

    Mexico Wind Power

    GWEC-Global Wind Energy Council
  • 10 Mar 20 to 12 Mar 20

    Energy Storage Europe

    Messe Düsseldorf GmbH