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  • Politics
    Issue 1/2018

    Germany flunks EU climate targets

    Once a climate frontrunner, Germany’s failure to cut emissions in transport and agriculture means it will fall short of its contribution to the EU’s 2020 climate targets. It may now have to buy its way out.
    1 Mar 18, Joachim Wille 0
  • Politics
    Issue 5/2017

    “A way to make a symbolic stand against Trump”

    …is what Daniel Price and his fellow campaigners were searching for when they came up with Trump Forest, a global forestation initiative. Its goal: to offset the US president’s climate policies by planting ten billion trees.
    23 Nov 17, Interviewed by Tim Altegör 1
  • Economy
    Issue 5/2017

    Husum Wind trade fair: Everything under review

    The pursuit of efficiency gains is not limited to wind turbines. Faced with falling remuneration levels, an entire industry is getting to grips with this very task. Meanwhile, it is on the look-out for new business models.
    23 Nov 17, By Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Knowledge
    Issue 5/2017

    Remedial action

    The Correctiv research centre is devoted to righting social wrongs through journalism. Its recent project on sea-level rise highlights just how serious the threat has already become in many parts of the world.
    23 Nov 17, By Tim Altegör 0
  • Issue 4/2017

    Video: Carbon pricing, switch to auctions

    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.
    23 Nov 17, 0
  • Comment

    Video: The emissions trading system does not work

    Editor-in-chief Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann comments on one of the topics in our latest issue of new energy: the disfunctional European Emissions Trading System and current, rather unambitious attempts to revamp it.
    12 Apr 17, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • World Business Dialogue

    Video message from new energy

    Editor-in-chief Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann sends a video message on the future of our energy system to young entrepreneurs at the World Business Dialogue in Cologne.
    10 Mar 17, 0
  • Politics
    Energy people

    The irreversible momentum of clean energy

    As of 20 January, it is official: Donald Trump is the new president of the US, and Barack Obama is no longer in the White House. Before packing his bags, however, Obama left his successor a clear message on climate action. In the following article, first published in the US journal Science, Obama explains why he believes the transition to clean energy is irreversible.
    15 Feb 17, Barack Obama 0
  • Economy
    Energy markets

    “The value-added chain will change significantly”

    …says Stephan Reimelt, President GE Germany & Austria. Today, even globally active companies have to appear on the local and regional stage, Reimelt believes.
    15 Feb 17, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Politics
    Energy politics

    Keeping cool

    The ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement must now be followed up with actions. Renewables should play a key role in the process, as other ways of fighting climate change could prove dangerous.
    16 Feb 16, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0

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Stop and go - Mixed signals for German wind

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  • 21 Jul 21 to 23 Jul 21

    The smarter E Europe

    Solar Promotion GmbH
  • 25 Jul 21 to 30 Jul 21

    World Renewable Energy Congress – WREC 2021

    WREC2021 Local Organization
  • 18 Oct 21 to 20 Oct 21

    Intersolar South America

    Solar Promotion International GmbH