Germany's farewell to coal complicated by new plant

World Jan 13, 2020

Germany's farewell to coal complicated by new plant

Germany's plan to scrap coal as a power-generation fuel is off to an inauspicious start with the scheduled opening of a new plant set to spew greenhouse gas pollution for almost two decades. Protesters are already preparing to disrupt the opening of Uniper SE's Datteln-4 ...

Thousands of  climate campaigners occupy German coal mines

World Nov 30, 2019

Thousands of climate campaigners occupy German coal mines

Thousands of activists on Saturday sought to occupy several open cast coal mines in eastern Germany in a bid to put pressure on the government to phase out the fossil fuel — a divisive issue in the country's rust belt. With painted faces and dressed ...