# Energy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks alongside Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz during a press conference after a climate commitee meeting at the Futurium in Berlin on September 20, 2019. Photo: Axel Schmidt / AFP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks a […]

Germany reaches 100 bn euro climate plan deal as protests heat up

German Chancellor Merkel's government reaches a deal on a broad climate plan for the country that commits at least 100 billion euros by 2030 to environmental protection
The Co2 treatment plant of the Vattenfall power plant with Co2 separation in Schwarze Pumpe (Brandenburg), taken on 05.09.2013. Since 2008, experts in the pilot plant have been working on the separation of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from flue gas. As a result, the climate killer can be stored underground (Carbon Capture and Storage - CCS technology) or otherwise used. In an interview with dpa, the CEO of VE Technology Research GmbH talks about results and problems. Photo: Arno Burgi / dpa (for dpa interview on 06.09.2013)
The Co2 treatment plant of the Vattenfal […]

EU auditors: Efforts lagging in carbon capture, renewables

EU action to support carbon capture and storage and innovative renewables has not succeeded, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.
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