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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 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
  • Politics
    Interview

    “A Europe-wide carbon pricing system would send a strong signal”

    ... 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.
    23 Aug 19, Interviewed by Astrid Dähn and Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 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
  • Knowledge
    Issue 3&4/2019

    IPCC warns of ecosystem collapse

    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.
    23 Aug 19, Margit Hildebrandt 0
  • Knowledge
    Issue 2/2019

    Breakthrough in carbon capture

    Removing carbon dioxide after it has been emitted may prove to be vital in the fight against climate change. Two studies suggest a new storing technique and the most efficient way to capture the greenhouse gas.
    23 Apr 19, Margit Hildebrandt 0
  • Politics
    Issue 2/2019

    Energy Outlook under fire

    While renewables continued to grow in 2018 according to one report, another major source of energy data is being criticised for downplaying the necessities of climate action.
    23 Apr 19, Tim Altegör 0
  • Politics
    Issue 1/2019

    Blueprint in place for German coal phase-out

    Germany should exit coal by 2038 at the latest, says a government task force. In contrast to industry, trade unions and many environmentalists, governing party CDU is still not convinced.
    22 Feb 19, Tim Altegör 0
  • People
    Issue 1/2019

    Skipping school to save the world

    More and more young people around the globe are joining school strikes to voice their frustration at failed energy and climate policy. It all began with a 15-year-old in Sweden.
    22 Feb 19, Michael Hahn 0

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Issue 05 / 2019

Bursting the bubble - Germany’s disappointing climate package

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Dates

  • 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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