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  • 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 1
  • 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
  • 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
    Interview

    “It is unreasonable to speak of inadequate social sustainability in connection with the energy transition”

    says Felix Matthes, research coordinator for energy and climate policy at the Oeko-Institut. He believes it is vital for the structural transformation to avoid sudden and dangerous breaks with the past.
    20 Mar 18, Interviewed by Astrid Dähn and Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • People
    Issue 1/2018

    Putting a price on nature

    WWF has named a former banker and economist as its new president. With the appointment, the environmental body hopes to highlight the importance of factoring the value of clean air and water into GDP calculations.
    1 Mar 18, Christian Mihatsch 0
  • Politics
    Issue 1/2018

    Poland moves to gag climate movement

    Poland has passed a law restricting freedom of assembly at this year’s international climate summit in Katowice. Moreover, police will have the power to collect and use information on conference participants in the name of security. They could get it directly from the UN Climate Secretariat.
    1 Mar 18, Susanne Schwarz 0

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Stop and go - Mixed signals for German wind

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