How can Germany realistically replace gas? | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

How can Germany realistically replace gas? | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

As Germany seeks to find a way to reduce its dependence on Russian natural gas, the country has announced the transition to the second stage – the “alert” level – of its three-phase emergency gas plan, which could drive up prices for consumers. The third stage could include gas rationing. The energy crisis may have … Read more

Ukraine war threatens climate targets | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

Ukraine war threatens climate targets | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW

While Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine has led to widespread misery, death and destruction, the far-reaching effects on the climate are not well understood. The multibillion-dollar weapons, planes, tanks and trucks driving the grinding conflict contribute to direct emissions that are still hard to quantify in the haze of battle — which are not factored … Read more