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
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
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
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
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 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

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Issue 02 / 2018

Enter the dragon - China's green revolution

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Dates

  • 20 Aug 18

    Biomass Training Course

    University of London
  • 21 Aug 18

    Combined Heat and Power Course

    University of London
  • 22 Aug 18

    Wind Power Course

    University of London

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