Seymour Gris: E-cars are not the answer

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? more

May 24, 2016 12:45 PM The Berlin Blog 5 Comments

Seymour Gris: The to go cup tax

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. more

Feb 3, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 7 Comments

Konrad Werner: The government keeps letting VW poison everyone

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. more

Jan 25, 2016 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

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. more

Dec 10, 2015 1:45 PM People

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... more

Dec 7, 2015 4:05 PM People

INTERVIEW: With COP21 nearing its end, the planet's future is on our minds. We spoke to somebody whose outspokenness on the toxicity of pesticides and GMOs earned himself a Whistleblower Award – and a vicious smear campaign: Gilles-Éric Séralini. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:10 PM People

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. more

Dec 1, 2015 11:55 AM , Zeitgeist 3 Comments

Whether you say "Merry Christmas", "Happy Hanukkah" or "Eid Milad Majid", there's something for you in this month's issue: from gifts to Willkommenskultur, euthanasia to climate change, WWII explosives to German husband-hunting. On newsstands now! more

Nov 30, 2015 3:45 PM Features

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Seymour Gris: Berlin, do something about climate change!

This Sunday, join the Global Climate March in Berlin. more

Nov 28, 2015 8:23 PM The Berlin Blog

Naomi Klein was at HKW Sunday night for a sold out lecture. Couldn’t get a ticket? Here’s a look at the lively discussion. more

Mar 23, 2015 2:00 PM People

INTERVIEW. In his debut documentary Song from the Forest, Michael Obert, a Berlin-based journalist turned filmmaker, follows a man who wandered into the Central African rainforest 25 years ago. The film opens on Thu, Sep 11. more

Sep 9, 2014 10:45 AM Film

Einstein predicted that if bees became extinct humans would follow four years later. Clue yourself up about Germany's bees with these key facts. more

Jan 3, 2013 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

If honeybees survive this winter's fluctuating temperatures, there's still going to be plenty more perils for them to weather. Exberliner investigates. more

Jan 3, 2013 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

We weren't all incinerated in a firestorm of Mayan smugness on Dec 21, but Exberliner investigated nine other apocalyptic scenarios, just in case. more

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