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Some sectors could quickly take action to reduce CO2 emissions. But heavy industry has already done much of the easy stuff.


Critics say Germany’s carbon price is too low. But price isn’t the only factor policymakers need to consider. 


Angela Merkel’s government presented a “climate package” that disappointed.


Unlike President Trump, the Pentagon regards climate change as a threat to national security and is undertaking substantial efforts to prepare for the fallout.


Sausage-loving Germany is discussing raising taxes on meat. It’s a controversial idea whose time has come.


To stop climate change, growth needs to be decoupled from environmental pollution. Europe should lead the way, both as a model for others and to secure its own economic future.


Germany and Europe will not find solutions to the climate crisis without the United States

Carbon Critical: Flight Shaming

Traveling by plane is terrible for the environment. Yet aviation is very difficult to decarbonize. What’s the future of flying in a world of …


Fridays for Future activist LUISA NEUBAUER about what’s next for the climate protection movement. 


Angela Merkel has said her government will look at ways to make Germany carbon neutral by 2050. Does this mark the return of the “Climate Chancellor”?


The traditional statistics on greenhouse gases don’t capture emissions related to trade, shipping, or international aviation. But that’s not the only reason they’re misleading. …


The 22-year-old student Luisa Neubauer is often referred to as “Germany’s Greta.” Yet Neubauer is a force of her own.


Conservatives who belittle the Fridays for Future climate protests do so at their own peril.

Tepid on Climate Change

Following years of German inaction, a government commission has drawn up a timetable for phasing out coal. But Angela Merkel’s record on climate has …


The UK and the US are taking their time leaving the EU and the Paris climate accords respectively.


Even though rarely discussed, climate change is one factor exacerbating the present refugee crisis engulfing Europe.