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Braun Kohle

[‘Garzweiler panorama’ (2013) Photo: Raimond Spekking]

Lignite or brown coal supplies more than 25% of Germany’s electricity (Chazan and Foy, 2016). The soft peat-based rock forms close to the surface and is considered the lowest rank of coal due to its relatively low heat content, low energy density and typically high moisture content. 553 more words

Political Economy

Ende Gelände: Here and no further

[‘Ende Gelände’ All photos: 350.org]

Ende Gelände — stop the diggers — protect the climate.

‘Because I am not an activist. This isn’t what I do. 898 more words


What's on? April 2016

We’ve been a bit quiet the last month or so, but lots has been going on in the background on a few projects. There can be little doubt that RWE/Dulas will seek to reapply so we are fundraising to help us enlist some professional help. 249 more words


“All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


Why Investors in Germany Need Investment Protection

by Dr. Richard Happ, LUTHER

It has been argued that ISDS would not be necessary between developed States. ISDS would grant foreign investors additional rights and treat them better than domestic investors. 546 more words


Npower to cut 2,500 jobs - a fifth of its UK workforce

Energy firm Npower is to cut up to 2,500 jobs, more than a fifth of its UK workforce, with an announcement to staff expected this week. 251 more words

Current Events

British energy provider Npower cutting 2,500 jobs, suspending dividend payouts after running a loss in 2015


© DPA/AFP/File | RWE announced it was partially suspending dividend payouts after running a loss in 2015 as a result of collapsing wholesale prices and weak profitability in the conventional power generation… 141 more words