Fewer and fewer coal-fired power plants are being built worldwide

Dusseldorf Even without global mass protests in times of the corona pandemic, the climate protection movement can now celebrate its first successes: in 2019, 16 percent less coal-fired power plant capacities were planned and built than a year earlier. The number of coal-fired power plants increased overall last year. However, this is due to a […]

Federal Environment Agency triggers new speed limit debate

The leader of the SPD, Saskia Esken, is now demanding that the CSU and its Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer give up their blockade at the speed limit. “A general speed limit of 130 kilometers per hour on Germany’s motorways is not only good for the nerves of drivers and for their safety, it […]

This is how expensive climate neutrality is for companies in Europe

Dusseldorf For the freshly chosen BP-Chef Bernard Looney was the first public appearance in his new position a breeze. After months of demonstrations by angry activists outside the company’s headquarters in London, the oil company’s former downstream manager was allowed to say things that his predecessor Bob Dudley would never have said. “We have to […]