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    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
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    Climate Change Performance Index

    Northern Europe is the greenest of them all

    The Climate Change Performance Index 2015 compares 58 top CO2 emitting nations. Scandinavia is top, Australia a flop. Morocco conquers the top ten.
    15 Jan 15, Tim Altegör 0
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    Climate Change

    Scientists issue hands-off warning for fossil fuel reserves

    Keeping global warming below the 2 degree level means limiting cumulative carbon emissions to 1,100 gigatonnes till 2050. But a new study says that might prove illusory as the emissions contained in present day estimates of global fossil fuel reserves are around three times higher than this.
    14 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 0
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    IPCC report

    Climate or coal?

    The world must act quickly to reduce its CO2 emissions – or face major catastrophe. But politicians are failing to ensure that fossil fuels are systematically replaced by renewables.
    15 Dec 14, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
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    Future energy supply

    A brief sociology of the switch to renewables

    Electricity is having an ever-greater impact on our daily lives. We discuss the fears and myths that are accompanying the transformation of Germany’s energy system.
    28 May 14, Joachim Nitsch* and Uwe Pfenning** 1
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    Desertec project

    A mirage in the desert?

    Large European companies were planning to invest hundreds of billions of euros in transporting solar energy from North Africa to Europe as part of the Desertec initiative. But now there is disagreement as to what strategic direction the project should take. Could this be the end of the road?
    28 May 14, Jörn Iken 0
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    Air pollution

    Smog fuels storms

    Heavy air pollution in large Asian cities will do long-term damage to the climate. A more immediate problem, however, is that the dirt seems to be exacerbating storms over the Pacific Ocean a new research has found.
    30 Apr 14, Sascha Rentzing 0
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    Country ranking

    Changes in the geothermal order

    The US still leads the field in installing geothermal energy systems. But according to the country’s Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), that could soon change.
    29 Apr 14, Jürgen Heup 0
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    Interview

    “Alarming loss of ice”

    At the end of September, the UN climate panel IPCC published the first part of its fifth assessment report, “Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis”. Talking to new energy, Christoph Kottmeier, head of the Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), offers his take on the report’s main conclusions.
    18 Nov 13, Interview by Jürgen Heup 0
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    Climate change

    Sink or swim

    Floods, storms and heat waves caused by climate change will bring dramatic changes to our world in the coming decades. Cities will be affected the most. Policymakers and scientists are developing strategies to help us adapt.
    23 Apr 13, Astrid Dähn 0

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