Portraits

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
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
Foto: Roland Horn
Energy People

Until `no´ is no longer an option

Henrik Stiesdal built his fist wind turbine at the age of 19. For many years, as Chief technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power, his goal has been to make wind power the number one energy source.
4 Aug 14, Tim Altegör 0
Energy People

Using knowledge to beat monopolies of power

Energy expert Uwe Leprich is one of the few German scientists with an overview of the entire electricity system.
21 Oct 13, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
Energy People

The challenge of a changing world

Wolfhart Dürrschmidt dedicated his career to Germany’s switch to renewables. At the end of 2012, he retired from the Federal Environment Ministry where he worked for 22 years.
3 Jun 13, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
Naturstrom AG

“A miniature picture of the switch to renewables”

The foundation of Naturstrom AG 15 years ago coincided with the liberalization of the German electricity market. After a tough start, the sustainable energy supplier is now a role model for companies in Germany and abroad.
3 Jun 13, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0

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Issue 04 / 2018

Blessing or curse? How digitalisation will affect our climate

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