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  • People
    Issue 5/2018

    A champion of climate justice

    Roda Verheyen is taking the fight against climate change to the courts. After locking horns with energy corporation RWE, she has now taken on the EU.
    17 Oct 18, Tim Altegör 0
  • Politics
    Issue 5/2018

    A passport for climate refugees

    Faced with rising sea levels, the inhabitants of some island states will soon be left with no choice but to leave their country behind. Advisors to the German government are proposing a system to ensure “dignified and safe migration” for those affected.
    17 Oct 18, Joachim Wille 0
  • Knowledge
    Issue 5/2018

    Wiring the roads

    In 2019, three test routes for trucks powered by overhead lines will begin operation in Germany. Researchers have done the maths on whether the technology is worthwhile – for the climate, and for the bottom line.
    17 Oct 18, Joachim Wille 0
  • People
    Issue 3&4/2018

    Coal lobbyist in charge of US environmental policy

    The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler is likely to carry on eroding climate efforts in the US – perhaps even more so than his predecessor.
    22 Aug 18, Benjamin von Brackel 0
  • Economy
    Issue 3&4/2018

    An industry in distress

    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.
    22 Aug 18, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Politics
    Issue 3&4/2018

    Compromise in Brussels

    The European Parliament and Member States have agreed on renewables and energy efficiency targets for 2030 – despite the grumbling from Germany’s economics minister.
    22 Aug 18, Tim Altegör 0
  • People
    Interview

    “We will see huge changes in our economic model and lifestyle”

    A conversation with Barbara Hendricks about her experience as Germany's Federal Minister for the Environment, the new government’s climate plans and the social changes that go hand in hand with a decisive stance against global warming.
    23 May 18, Interviewed by Astrid Dähn and Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • People
    Issue 2/2018

    “Opposing coal is politically dangerous”

    The anti-coal movement has reached Russia, says environmental activist Vladimir Slivyak. The country’s government is not happy.
    16 Apr 18, Interviewed by Friederike Meier 0
  • Politics
    Issue 2/2018

    No end in sight for coal

    Solar and wind energy are growing apace, overtaking nuclear and coal in countries including China and India. Nevertheless, the world is still a long way from kicking its coal habit – with some countries actually moving in the opposite direction.
    16 Apr 18, Joachim Wille 0
  • Economy
    Issue 2/2018

    Is China stirring up the wind sector?

    Ralf Peters, Head of Communications at wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, wouldn’t be surprised if Chinese turbines were running in Germany soon.
    16 Apr 18, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0

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  • 5 Mar 19 to 6 Mar 19

    Intersolar Middle East

    Conexio GmbH
  • 12 Mar 19 to 14 Mar 19

    Energy Storage Europe 2019

    Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
  • 20 Mar 19 to 21 Mar 19

    Mexico WindPower 2019

    GWEC-Global Wind Energy Council