CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Germany community action article and is for news and comment in that context.

2017[edit | edit source]

Essen's experiment: can going green revive a post-industrial city economy? Oct 6[1]

Dreaming of Eternity: three days in the Ruhr Valley, Sep 25[2]

How Essen has thrown off its heavy industrial past to become a model of sustainability, Jun 26[3]

How Residents of Hamburg Reclaimed the Power Grid, Jun 21[4]

German Nonprofit Creates New Open-Source License for Seeds, May 22[5]

From coal city to European Green Capital - Essen's extreme makeover, Jan 2[6]

2016[edit | edit source]

The village that just wants to share, Dec 11[7]

Germany wakes up to the issue of waste with reusable coffee cups, Nov 22[8]

German coalition agrees to cut carbon emissions up to 95% by 2050, Nov 11[9]

Germany has unveiled plans for a 0 emmisions, hydrogen train, Nov 2[10]

The People's Forest, Oct 5[11]

Hamburg Creates a Vibrant Neighborhood by Creating Spaces for People, Jul 14[12]

Could intercity cycle highways revolutionise the daily commute? Jun 30[13]

German government agrees to ban fracking after years of dispute, Jun 24[14]

The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables, May 9[15]

Germany's New Bike Highways, February 18[16]

Germany Launches Its Ambitious National 'Bike Autobahn' Cycle Network, January 4[17]

2015[edit | edit source]

Hannover: City of Possibilities, October 5

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

How big can a community wind farm be? May 11[19]

2014[edit | edit source]

Germany to ban fracking for seven years, July 5[20]

Germany Sets New Record, Generating 74 Percent Of Energy Needs From Renewable Energy, May 14[21]

Aluminium recycling in Germany hits 89%, February 26[22]

Hamburg's Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years, January 7[23]

2013[edit | edit source]

Germany's stunning environmental movement, November 12[24]

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,[25] October 31

Hamburg Votes in Favour of Remunicipalisation of Electricity, Gas and District Heating Distribution Grids, September 24[26]

2011[edit | edit source]

German Autobahn to be Covered with Giant Public Park,[27] 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.[28] December 14

German village (Juhnde) goes off-grid ready,[29] Oct 17

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