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History lessons from two dictatorships

_„Aufklärung jetzt!“_ (“Clarification now!”) sounds like a march order from long ago – “People, rise and let all hell break loose!” That

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Getting to know Eastern Germany

As a child, a division between East and West didn’t exist for me, because I simply had never experienced it. In school,

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Prospect of a German Euro-Exit

Once an idea enters the world, it comes to life and affects the way we treat those around us. Reality takes on

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Energy Transition

Energie transition is a costly business. Not every country can afford to shut down its nuclear plants, as Germany has done after Fukushima. Experts from different countries look towards a sustainable

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Germany’s Path Towards Renewable Energies

Germany’s energy transition (or “Energiewende”) is the most ambitious current effort to put a large industrial economy onto a sustainable energy path,

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Germany’s Energy Transition

Germany has become the world leader in solar power generation in just 12 years, while phasing out its nuclear power, yet few

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Energy Transition and Climate Change

Germany leads the EU in manufacturing and in engineering excellence. So it is disappointing that the policies of the "Energiewende" fail

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The Future of Nuclear Energy

When Japan decided in September to phase out nuclear power by the end of 2030s, what policy makers had in mind was

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Energy Policy in China and Germany

For export oriented nations like Germany and China, security of energy supply and affordable energy price that maintains export competitiveness are the

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Germany’s Energy Policy

Nothing expresses Germany's leadership better than the country's enthusiasm for "committees.” When faced with a problem, representatives from different parties and specializations

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