Two Brandenburg towns separated by 100 miles — one, Germany's first zero-energy community and the other in coal country — capture the sharpening divide over the country's clean energy future.
The German government and car industry have agreed to increase joint subsidies for electric car buyers and extend the program to 2025.
Angela Merkel wants to encourage people to switch to electric cars as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions.
As the dust settles for another year on the world's largest folk festival, and die Bierleichen return to the land of the living, environmental scientists have released the first analysis of methane emissions from the 16-day party.
The Germany government has sold shares worth almost 381 million euros ($415 million) in companies that operate nuclear power plants abroad.
A group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany's biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell their properties to the energy company RWE, and to mount a legal challenge against any attempt to oust them from their homes.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.