Germany now has about 22,000 wind turbines. The first of these innovative machines was introduced 30 years ago -- by a farmer in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Fifty years ago, the leader of Germany's student movement Rudi Dutschke was wounded in an assasination attempt. His widow Gretchen tells DW why she feels positive about the social changes that emerged from the protests.
Although Germany's women rights activists weren't as radical as their sisters in Britain, they started their struggle for equal rights very early, and they persevered.
Germany's new foreign minister seldom minces words. As justice minister he tangled with far-right groups and internet giants. And despite political defeats, he's found a way to make a comeback.
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.
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