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Il Muro Invisibile che resiste

I festeggiamenti per i 25 anni del crollo del Muro di Berlino, il 9 novembre 2014, si erano ancora svolti con un certo entusiasmo. Certo, la frattura tra Est e Ovest della Germania era già un problema di cui discutere, ma permaneva…

Berlin, thirty years on

“This will come into effect, as far as I know, immediately, right away,” stuttered a confused German Democratic Republic (GDR) spokesman, on November 9th, 1989, at a press conference after reading out in perfect technical jargon the new…

Germany’s ambitious green goals

According to the European Statistical Office in Luxembourg, Germany is, by far, the largest carbon emitter in the EU, with a share of almost 21% of the total emissions in the EU-28. On a global scale, Germany is among the top ten emitters,…