Politics

Issue 2/2020

Merkel stands up for climate action

While the German Chancellor publicly supports a more ambitious European carbon reduction target, her own party remains reluctant. German industry groups meanwhile express very different views on how to proceed after the current economic crisis.
22 May 20, Tim Altegör 0
Issue 1/2020

Green Promise

The new head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has unveiled details of her “Green Deal”. The plan envisages more ambitious climate targets, to be achieved by overhauling political instruments from emissions trading to exhaust limits. Not all Member States are on board, however.
20 Feb 20, Tim Altegör 0
Issue 5/2019

No surprises in New York

The results of the recent climate summit convened by UN Secretary General António Guterres were disappointing. Among the more hopeful messages was India’s pledge to boost solar power, while Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders for their apathy.
30 Oct 19, Joachim Wille 0
Issue 5/2019

Green Deal team unveiled

In the incoming European Commission, Dutch social democrat Frans Timmermans will be in charge of climate action as vice-president. Other portfolios such as energy and transport will be subordinate to him in the new hierarchy.
30 Oct 19, Tim Altegör 0
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

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Issue 02 / 2020

Learning to care - Can AI help save the planet?

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Dates

  • 7 Aug 20

    Rostock Wind

    eno energy GmbH
  • 3 Sep 20 to 4 Sep 20

    WINDFORCE

    WAB e.V.
  • 13 Sep 20 to 18 Sep 20

    World Renewable Energy Congress – WREC 2020

    WREC2020 Local Organization