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Every Friday, more and more youngsters skip school to join the global strike for climate change. As tens of thousands of under-age Berliners take to the streets, we meet the students behind the local movement. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Berlin's air stinks: Contrary to popular belief, it's one of the most polluted among EU capitals. As the city government is unveiling a new plan of action, we look into what’s been done to tackle the actual problem: cars! Read more

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As Berlin kids are joining the global strikes for climate justice, what's the rest of Berlin doing to save the planet? From idealistic club owners to ingenious startups and sustainable architecture, read about the city's green pioneers. Out now! Read more

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

, Zeitgeist

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

, Zeitgeist

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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What's behind the cute Knut the polar bear throwback in a hot tub you see here? A message about global warming, according to Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick. Then why are Audi the fest's main sponsor? Read more

Opinion

Recup, founded in Rosenheim in December 2016, arrived in Berlin with an environmentally friendly way to get our coffee to-go, swallowing up predecessor Just Swap It. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Back on the big screen on Sep 7, former US vice president and climate superstar Al Gore talks to us about his enduring commitment to the planet and why he’s not afraid of Donald Trump. Read more

Film

Seymour loves Tegel, no question about it, but he also knows when it's time to say goodbye. Read more

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Maybe you've caught a whiff of the fumes – Germany is amid an Autokrise or "car crisis". Since September 2015, more and more of the German auto industry has gotten itself involved in the so-called "Dieselgate". Gris explains the mess. Read more

Opinion

Electric cars always seemed like our great environmental hope. But after last weekend's Formula E Berlin e-Prix car race, Seymour Gris got to thinking. Are they really all they're cracked up to be? Read more

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There's a lot going on in the world today. But that doesn't mean there's no time to act local. Disposable coffee cups create an absurd amount of waste and the Berlin parliament plans to do something about it. Read more

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There's new news in the VW scandal: 1) An insider said the test cheating was an open secret. 2) US VW owners will get compensation, but EU owners won't. And the German government has still not said anything. Read more

Opinion

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Illustration by Catherine Franck

INTERVIEW: In Paris, COP21 is drawing to a close... but is it too late? Is the Earth doomed? After 25 years of climate change research, Schellnhuber, advisor to Angela Merkel and the Pope, assesses our progress. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Biomolecular scientist Gilles-Éric Séralini was recently awarded Germany's Whistleblower Award for revealing the toxicity of GM maize and the pesticide Roundup, but it took a long time for the findings of his study to be accepted... Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW: On Monday, Germany voted to keep the Monsanto-beloved chemical glyphosate (used in the notorious herbicide Roundup) on the EU market. Gilles-Éric Séralini, the scientist who exposed Roundup's deadly effects two years ago, isn't surprised. Read more

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With the COP 21 climate change conference having just kicked off in Paris, we turn our eyes to pollution right here in Berlin. Few are aware that we have some of the worst air pollution in Europe. What is the city doing about it? Surprisingly little. Read more

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