Despite Germany's green energy transition, North Rhine-Westphalia remains home to an extensive brown coal industry. The RWE power company has hit problems after failing to invest in renewables.
The church in the western German town of Immerath was one of the last major structures to remain standing. Residents have been resettled and the town will be devoured by a massive open-pit coal mine.
A court in northwestern Germany has agreed to hear a Peruvian farmer's case against power company RWE over damage to his Andean home. Campaigners say the decision is an "historic breakthrough with global relevance."
The coalition set to govern Germany finally has its action plan. But what does it mean for the environment? Climate, energy, mobility, agriculture: DW analyzes the results in four key fields.
Around 50 activists have tried to force their way past security to sabotage logging operations in the Hambacher Forst woods near Aachen. Footage shows police forces using pepper spray to displace the protesters.
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