Topic: Institute for Applied Ecology

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  • Germany hits new green-power milestone

    Germany hits new green-power milestone

    Green energy sources now account for 20 percent of Germany's electricity production – a new high. Germany aims to be 35 percent green by 2020, and to have phased out nuclear power by 2022.

  • Can Europe find a safe place for nuclear waste?

    Can Europe find a safe place for nuclear waste?

    The European Union yesterday imposed a four-year deadline on member countries to come up with plans for facilities to permanently store their spent nuclear fuel.

  • Radioactive boars in Germany a legacy of Chernobyl

    Radioactive boars in Germany a legacy of Chernobyl

    Radioactive boars: A quarter century after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union carried a cloud of radiation across Europe, these animals are radioactive enough that people are urged not to eat them.