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  • Denmark, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands come together to make the North Sea a "green power plant", The Daily Alternative (Jun 15, 2022)

Germany To Dedicate 2% Of Its Land To Wind Power Development, Jan 14 [1]

2021[edit | edit source]

  • Gen Z on how to save the world: young climate activists speak out, The Guardian (Oct 17, 2021) — Features activists from Philippines, Australia, India, United States, Uganda, Pakistan, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Kenya and Canada

Cities should be for experiment - Hamburg putting digitality at the service of citizens, Oct 4 [2]

Freeing the Future, May 2 [3]

2019[edit | edit source]

This small German town took back the power – and went fully renewable, Dec 6 [4]

Germany agrees plan to phase out coal power by 2038, Jan 16 [5]

Germany cuts fares for long-distance rail travel in response to climate crisis, Jan 2 [6]

2018[edit | edit source]

Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train, Sep 17 [7]

How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution, Feb 28 [8]

In Germany's Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars, Feb 27 [9]

German cities to trial free public transport to cut pollution, Feb 14 [10]

2017[edit | edit source]

Essen's experiment: can going green revive a post-industrial city economy? Oct 6 [11]

Dreaming of Eternity: three days in the Ruhr Valley, Sep 25 [12]

How Essen has thrown off its heavy industrial past to become a model of sustainability, Jun 26 [13]

How Residents of Hamburg Reclaimed the Power Grid, Jun 21 [14]

German Nonprofit Creates New Open-Source License for Seeds, May 22 [15]

From coal city to European Green Capital - Essen's extreme makeover, Jan 2 [16]

2016[edit | edit source]

The village that just wants to share, Dec 11 [17]

Germany wakes up to the issue of waste with reusable coffee cups, Nov 22 [18]

German coalition agrees to cut carbon emissions up to 95% by 2050, Nov 11 [19]

Germany has unveiled plans for a 0 emmisions, hydrogen train, Nov 2 [20]

The People's Forest, Oct 5 [21]

Hamburg Creates a Vibrant Neighborhood by Creating Spaces for People, Jul 14 [22]

Could intercity cycle highways revolutionise the daily commute? Jun 30 [23]

German government agrees to ban fracking after years of dispute, Jun 24 [24]

The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables, May 9 [25]

Germany's New Bike Highways, February 18 [26]

Germany Launches Its Ambitious National 'Bike Autobahn' Cycle Network, January 4 [27]

2015[edit | edit source]

Hannover: City of Possibilities, October 5

Essen wins European Green Capital 2017, June 18 [28]

How big can a community wind farm be? May 11 [29]

2014[edit | edit source]

Germany to ban fracking for seven years, July 5 [30]

Germany Sets New Record, Generating 74 Percent Of Energy Needs From Renewable Energy, May 14 [31]

Aluminium recycling in Germany hits 89%, February 26 [32]

Hamburg's Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years, January 7 [33]

2013[edit | edit source]

Germany's stunning environmental movement, November 12 [34]

Hamburg's answer to climate change, The German city is planning a green network that will cover 40% of the city area, contributing to resilience and allowing biking, swimming and nature watching in the city,[35] October 31

Hamburg Votes in Favour of Remunicipalisation of Electricity, Gas and District Heating Distribution Grids, September 24 [36]

2011[edit | edit source]

German Autobahn to be Covered with Giant Public Park,[37] November 30

2009[edit | edit source]

Bonn Center for Local Climate Action and Reporting - carbonn - aims at facilitating the access of local governments to climate benchmarking instruments on a global scale.[38] December 14

German village (Juhnde) goes off-grid ready,[39] Oct 17

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Keywords european news
Authors Phil Green
Published 2021
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
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