German green activists are worried that their country is too coal

MINEX FORUM | April 4, 2017
img0 Although Germany has ambitious plans to reduce CO2 emissions over the upcoming decades, a total phase-out of the country’s main climate culprit still seems far off. Deutsche Welle gives a report from Germany’s biggest coal battleground. Germany: Europe’s top coal-burner For nature-lovers, a view of the Garzweiler mine is heartbreaking. Monstrous machines and massive holes ...

Germany and Austria develop their electric-car charging infrastructure

MINEX FORUM | April 4, 2017
img0 Two adjacent European countries are stepping up efforts to improve their public electric-car charging infrastructure. Initiatives in Germany and Austria should see major improvements to charging networks in a short period of time, as both countries aggressively promote electric cars in an effort to reduce emissions. Austria hopes to unify what is already a considerable number of ...