After the elections a majority of voters expect the new government to tackle urgent issues such as high electricity prices - the costly result of Germany's decision to phase out nuclear power and go green.
Europe's fourth-biggest greenhouse gas polluter has given a boost to offshore wind power plans in the Baltic Sea. After its pro-coal rhetoric tarnished the Polish government's good name, Warsaw is looking to green up.
German energy giants RWE and E.ON want to reposition themselves and are planning a radical change. It's a necessary development but will come at the expense of both workers and consumers, says DW's Andreas Becker.
China's CO2 emissions decreased steadily from 2014 to 2016, a new study finds. Great news, right? Well, sort of. According to the researchers, the trend could be permanent. But it's not time to celebrate yet.
Australia's government has rejected a clean energy plan that would have forced electricity companies to source a percentage of their power from renewables. Conservation groups say the decision is a huge mistake.
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