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    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
  • 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
  • Op-ed by Ken Berlin (The Climate Reality Project)

    Paris is Critical, But it’s Only the Beginning

    Business leaders, NGOs, national governments and citizens all over the world are mobilizing leading up to December’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP21). At COP21 we hope to see critical international action on the global climate crisis. The negotiations are being lauded as our best opportunity yet for national leaders to sign a strong, global emissions reductions agreement.
    29 Jul 15, Ken Berlin 1
  • Scientifically speaking

    Could wind energy become EU countries’ top power source?

    Can wind provide enough power for all us? Is there a chance that wind energy could replace its “dirtier” competitors? Or are high costs, technical shortcomings and a lack of storage options preventing wind from becoming the primary source of energy in modern countries such as EU member states?
    16 Oct 14, Henrik Stiesdal 0
  • Scientifically speaking

    The switch to renewables is at risk

    Following the German government’s heroic decision to phase out all of the country’s nuclear power plants in the next ten years and to undertake a massive expansion of renewable energies, there was a surge of optimism among all those keen on pressing ahead with the switch to renewables. But now reality has brought everyone down to earth with a bump.
    6 Mar 13, Jürgen Schmid 3

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Issue 03 / 2017

The Oil Crisis - No cure for our fossil addiction?

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