Morocco is considered a the hope of the future by some in the solar energy industry, but the region also poses some technical difficulties.
At the Lima climate conference, China promised to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. But it has a long road ahead to free itself from its dependence on coal. Future climate stability depends on how fast it succeeds.
Germany is struggling to meet its 2020 climate targets. Now climate solutions are being tested across the country in what’s been dubbed Germany’s 'energy avant-garde.' And it's happening where it's least expected.
The international Desertec solar initiative has announced it'll not be able to continue in its current fashion. Only a few of the former 20 partners will stay on board to offer consulting services.
Germany's largest power utility, E.ON, is getting out of the fossil fuels business. The move is less for the sake of the environment than the company's own survival, writes DW's Henrik Böhme.
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