Finding alternatives to coal and gas that are also affordable is what the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue is all about. The close to 1,000 participants are from70 countries - this topic concerns everybody.
An explosion at an Austrian gas import hub is adding to European supply woes after a North Sea pipeline shutdown, causing energy prices to soar on markets across the continent and Italy to declare a state of emergency.
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
RasenBallsport Leipzig rounded off a disappointing December with a 3-2 defeat at home to 10-man Hertha Berlin. DW's Matt Ford thinks the Red Bull-backed club are falling short of their own high expectations.
There is political will to curb climate change, UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa told DW. Once we speed up our transition to renewables, away from fossil fuels, we'll be on the right track.
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