Environment

Germany hopes to get 'green hydrogen' from Australia by 2030

  • January 27, 2023 11:42 AM CET | APNEWS
 Germany hopes to get 'green hydrogen' from Australia by 2030

287 A senior German official says she hopes her country will receive hydrogen made with renewable energy from Australia by 2030

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European airlines to invoke EU freedoms to challenge flight bans

European airlines to invoke EU freedoms to challenge flight bans

  • January 18, 2023 02:15 PM CET | Reuters

By Joanna Plucinska and Tim Hepher DUBLIN (Reuters) - The airline industry plans to invoke EU rights to freedom of movement to push back against environmental restrictions on short-haul flights,

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Greta Thunberg carried away by police at German mine protest

Greta Thunberg carried away by police at German mine protest

  • January 17, 2023 07:24 PM CET | APNEWS

German news agency dpa is reporting that Swedish climate activist Great Thunberg and several other protesters have been carried away by German police from the edge of an open coal pit mine

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Activists resume protests over German coal mine expansion

Activists resume protests over German coal mine expansion

  • January 17, 2023 02:22 PM CET | APNEWS

German news agency dpa is reporting that dozens of climate activists have glued themselves to a main street in the western Germany city of Cologne and to a state government building in Duesseldorf to protest the destruction of a village to make way for a coal mine expansion

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Activists resume protests of German coal mine expansion

Activists resume protests of German coal mine expansion

  • January 17, 2023 01:31 PM CET | APNEWS

German news agency dpa is reporting that dozens of climate activists have glued themselves to a main street in the western Germany city of Cologne and to a state government building in Duesseldorf to protest the destruction of a village to make way for a coal mine expansion

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German coal mine clash pits laws against climate

German coal mine clash pits laws against climate

  • January 11, 2023 08:11 PM CET | APNEWS

The fate of a tiny village has sparked heated debate in Germany over the country’s continued use of coal and whether tackling climate change justifies breaking the law

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German police enter disputed village to evict climate activists protesting expansion of coal mine

German police enter disputed village to evict climate activists protesting expansion of coal mine

  • January 11, 2023 08:48 AM CET | APNEWS

German police enter disputed village to evict climate activists protesting expansion of coal mine

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Police move in on anti-coal activists at German protest camp

Police move in on anti-coal activists at German protest camp

  • January 10, 2023 11:48 PM CET | AFP

German police on Tuesday began removing climate activists perched precariously on high structures as they embarked on a "dangerous" operation to evacuate a protest camp that has become a symbol of resistance against fossil fuels.To avoid injuring the protesters, the police will need to enter the village using heavy vehicles including cranes equipped with lifting platforms, to remove the activists one by one.

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Greenpeace sues VW in Germany over CO2 emissions

Greenpeace sues VW in Germany over CO2 emissions

  • January 10, 2023 08:45 PM CET | AFP

A German court on Tuesday began hearing a case against Volkswagen brought by climate group Greenpeace to try to compel the giant group to stop selling petrol and diesel cars from 2030.Another climate group, Deutsche Umwelthilfe, has brought similar cases against fellow German car giants Mercedes-Benz (formerly Daimler) and BMW, as well as the energy company Wintershall Dea.

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Climate activists dig in to defend village from coal mine

Climate activists dig in to defend village from coal mine

  • January 08, 2023 04:56 PM CET | APNEWS

Climate activists are pledging to defend a tiny village in western Germany from being bulldozed for the expansion of a nearby coal mine

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Germany to draw up legislation to enable carbon storage

Germany to draw up legislation to enable carbon storage

  • January 05, 2023 03:35 PM CET | APNEWS

A top German official says the government is working on legislation enabling the use of underground carbon storage, a much-discussed technology that he said is preferable to releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere

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