Germany: Merkel pledges funds to tackle air pollution

Germany: Merkel pledges funds to tackle air pollution

Views:202|Rating:0.00|View Time:2:13Minutes|Likes:|Dislikes:German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced an increase in funding for measures to deal with air pollution after taking part in a so-called ‘Diesel Summit’ with city and state representatives from across Germany in Berlin on Monday. Merkel said that the funding for the ‘Cleaner Air’ programme, that is set to run from 2017 until […]

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Germany: solar panels are transforming offering energy independence | Sustainable Energy

Germany: solar panels are transforming offering energy independence | Sustainable Energy

Views:28|Rating:5.00|View Time:2:20Minutes|Likes:3|Dislikes:0Now, a number of German households are looking to harness the power of the sun and gain energy independence by combining solar photovoltaic (PV) panels with ‘smart’ battery storage.   Learn more about Total’s commitment to better energy : ►    Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos : ►       […]

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What is the Ecological Footprint of Germany?

What is the Ecological Footprint of Germany?

Views:146|Rating:5.00|View Time:2:57Minutes|Likes:5|Dislikes:0May 2 was the German Overshoot Day – the date Earth Overshoot Day would fall if everyone in the world lived like the Germans. Watch this video to learn more about Germany’s Ecological Footprint and how it has changed, produced by our friend Bruce Phillips at Baloo Films (www.baloofilms.org).

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Germany: Wiesbaden residents comment on Hesse state elections

Germany: Wiesbaden residents comment on Hesse state elections

Views:587|Rating:0.00|View Time:2:49Minutes|Likes:|Dislikes:Subscribe to our channel! rupt.ly/subscribe As Hesse prepares for the results of the 2018 state elections, on Sunday, Wiesbaden residents spoke about what they expected to come of today’s voting. One Wiesbaden resident expressed his hope that the Greens would have a good election night result, so that Hesse would do more for the […]

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Climate Change Explained

Climate Change Explained

Views:685633|Rating:4.65|View Time:5:50Minutes|Likes:6308|Dislikes:474A straightforward explanation of Climate Change: the heat from human emissions is roughly equal to exploding 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs every day. Historically, every time carbon dioxide levels increase in Earth’s atmosphere, the average surface temperature increases, ice melts, and the seas rise. Subscribe to TDC: The New York Times article: Music: Dragon and […]

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Feed-In Tariffs - Germany's Renewable Energy Program

Feed-In Tariffs – Germany’s Renewable Energy Program

Views:14312|Rating:4.85|View Time:10:40Minutes|Likes:63|Dislikes:2This Earth Report video Payback Time” describes Germany’s highly successful program for making solar and other forms of renewable energy cost-effective today. This high quality video explains how the German incentive program works and how it can be duplicated in other countries around the world. It was produced with the help of the World […]

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U.S. Renewable Energy Rankings - Top 10 States

U.S. Renewable Energy Rankings – Top 10 States

Views:6007|Rating:4.90|View Time:3:28Minutes|Likes:50|Dislikes:1California dominated nearly every clean energy category, according to a new report by Ernst & Young that ranks states according to renewable energy markets, infrastructures and their suitability for individual technologies. Follow along with the story: The top states: 1 California 2 New Mexico 3 Colorado 4 Hawaii 5 Massachusetts 5 Texas 7 Illinois […]

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Renewables in Germany (Energiewende!) and Nuclear in France (Clean Energy!)

Renewables in Germany (Energiewende!) and Nuclear in France (Clean Energy!)

Views:2026|Rating:4.91|View Time:2:18Minutes|Likes:106|Dislikes:2Energiewende! Dr. James Hansen (the Godfather of Global Warming) and President of France Emmanuel Macron weigh in on the most effective means of reducing carbon emissions. Dr. James Hansen – “Look at Germany, there’s a lot of data. It’s progress is very slow, compared with the examples of where they’ve moved to nuclear. ” […]

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Renewable Energy in Germany

Renewable Energy in Germany

Views:25491|Rating:4.96|View Time:9:47Minutes|Likes:130|Dislikes:1* Renewable Energy in Germany – Opportunity and Challenge * Renewable Energy and New Grids – The Path to Sustainable Electricity * Innovative Research and New Jobs – Investing in the Future * International Partnership – Concepts for Change on a Global Level

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Has Germany's transition to green energy been a success?

Has Germany’s transition to green energy been a success?

Views:516|Rating:3.64|View Time:2:24Minutes|Likes:8|Dislikes:3Carbon Brief interviewed Amory Lovins, a renowned US environmental scientist, at Chatham House in London. Our Creative Commons license: you are welcome to reproduce unadapted material in full for non-commercial use, credited ‘Carbon Brief’ with a link to the original article. Please contact us for commercial use. Music credit: Into Infinity artists Unrecognisable Now, […]

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Germany breaks green energy records. EXPO 2017

Germany breaks green energy records. EXPO 2017

Views:22084|Rating:5.00|View Time:2:17Minutes|Likes:22|Dislikes:0Germany is fond of setting and achieving challenging goals. There will not be any nuclear power plants in Germany in 2020. According to the «German Renewable Energy Sources Act», 80% of the electric power in Germany must be harvested from the renewable energy sources by 2050. In the same time, Germans are aiming at […]

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Renewable Energy and the Energy Transition

Renewable Energy and the Energy Transition

Views:95196|Rating:4.69|View Time:8:59Minutes|Likes:455|Dislikes:30The world is driven by fossil fuels like oil and gas. This has some negative repercussions: Rising energy prices due to decreasing deposits, dependence on unstable oil and gas producing regimes and global warming. It becomes clear, that a revolution in the way how we produce and use energy is necessary. Central to this […]

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