Areal view of the area the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn.
International

Good climate in Bonn

The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn from 6-17 November. The Economic Affairs Ministry is using this opportunity to present the energy transition as a solution for a successful effort to tackle global climate change. Find out more

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Illustration: Erneuerbare Energien und Stromnetz unter einer Lupe
Electricity market

What exactly is “direct marketing”?

Producers of electricity from renewables generally have to market it themselves. What does this have to do with farmers, tomatoes and better energy security? Here are the answers. Find out more

“Large Wave Flume” of the Forschungszentrum Küste in Hanover.
Research

Small monster waves with a big impact

A storm tide in the middle of Lower Saxony – the “Large Wave Flume” of the Forschungszentrum Küste in Hanover makes it possible. “marTech” is a major research project at which components for offshore wind energy converters are being tested.. Find out more

Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer, deputy director and chief economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

Quote of the week

“A challenging target was set in Paris, and the time has now come to speak of instruments to attain this goal.”

Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer, deputy director and chief economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, on the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn. Handelsblatt, 2 November 2017, © Handelsblatt GmbH. All rights reserved.

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