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A low-carbon future for Germany?

A pair of German physicists recently set out to find a practical way for their nation to meet a target of 100 per cent renewable using existing technologies (hitting carbon targets while keeping the economy on track), and the results were positive. Not only that, but the study found that there are...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 03/02/2015 - 09:00



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Can a man who can't put up a shelf build a house?

Thousands of Brits flock to Ikea every weekend to buy flat pack furniture. And while on a recent trip to Bavaria, I discovered the Germans do the same - but only after calling in to a retail park to choose their kit-house house first. So with a German coffee in hand – great if you’re not looking to...

Submitted by Julian Roberts on Tue, 25/02/2014 - 09:00