Politics

Interview

“A Europe-wide carbon pricing system would send a strong signal”

... says Ottmar Edenhofer, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Edenhofer believes that the likelihood of Germany introducing a carbon price has increased of late, in light of the success of the Fridays for Future movement and the shifts in the political landscape evidenced in the recent European elections.
23 Aug 19, Interviewed by Astrid Dähn and Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
Issue 2/2019

Energy Outlook under fire

While renewables continued to grow in 2018 according to one report, another major source of energy data is being criticised for downplaying the necessities of climate action.
23 Apr 19, Tim Altegör 0
Issue 1/2019

Blueprint in place for German coal phase-out

Germany should exit coal by 2038 at the latest, says a government task force. In contrast to industry, trade unions and many environmentalists, governing party CDU is still not convinced.
22 Feb 19, Tim Altegör 0
Issue 5/2018

A passport for climate refugees

Faced with rising sea levels, the inhabitants of some island states will soon be left with no choice but to leave their country behind. Advisors to the German government are proposing a system to ensure “dignified and safe migration” for those affected.
17 Oct 18, Joachim Wille 0
Issue 3&4/2018

Compromise in Brussels

The European Parliament and Member States have agreed on renewables and energy efficiency targets for 2030 – despite the grumbling from Germany’s economics minister.
22 Aug 18, Tim Altegör 0
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

Current issue

Issue 03 / 2019

A burning issue - Germany ponders a carbon price

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Dates

  • 15 Oct 19 to 16 Oct 19

    9th Solar & Storage Integration Workshop

    Energynautics GmbH
  • 15 Oct 19 to 17 Oct 19

    eMove 360° Europe 2019

    MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH
  • 16 Oct 19 to 18 Oct 19

    18th Wind Integration Workshop

    Energynautics GmbH
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