‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion

‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion

Germany is on course to abandon coal-fired power stations but ironically one mine is being allowed to expand - to the fury of local residents who describe the battle to save their homes as "psychological terror".

Climate activists rage as Germany opts for drawn-out coal exit

Climate activists rage as Germany opts for drawn-out coal exit

‘Just the beginning’: Protesters occupy disputed German coal mine

‘Just the beginning’: Protesters occupy disputed German coal mine

Activists stage protests in Germany as cabinet passes coal exit law

Activists stage protests in Germany as cabinet passes coal exit law

Germany backs speedier ‘shutdown plan’ for coal mines

Germany backs speedier ‘shutdown plan’ for coal mines

Climate activists storm lignite mine in Germany

Climate activists storm lignite mine in Germany

Germany promises billions to offset coal job losses

Germany promises billions to offset coal job losses

German electricity prices could rise by 20 percent due to coal withdrawal

German electricity prices could rise by 20 percent due to coal withdrawal

Energy giant warns of ‘significant’ job losses over Germany’s coal phase out

Energy giant warns of ‘significant’ job losses over Germany’s coal phase out

Torn over coal, German village struggles to heal

Torn over coal, German village struggles to heal

Germany should phase out coal mining by 2038: commission

Germany should phase out coal mining by 2038: commission

Friday meeting may spell end to coal-powered energy in Germany

Friday meeting may spell end to coal-powered energy in Germany

Update: Germany shutters last black coal mine

Update: Germany shutters last black coal mine

‘Coal, beer, football’: German clubs honour last mine

‘Coal, beer, football’: German clubs honour last mine

How Germany will shut down its last black coal mine

How Germany will shut down its last black coal mine

End of an era as Germany’s last black coal mine closes

End of an era as Germany’s last black coal mine closes

‘We were never given the time to mourn’: Activists continue fight for Hambach Forest

‘We were never given the time to mourn’: Activists continue fight for Hambach Forest

Nine injured in Germany as police evict coal mine protest

Nine injured in Germany as police evict coal mine protest

German forest activists brace for eviction in anti-coal fight

German forest activists brace for eviction in anti-coal fight

Ditching coal energy: ecological necessity or economic nightmare?

Ditching coal energy: ecological necessity or economic nightmare?

Greenpeace colour streets of Berlin yellow to protest against coal

Greenpeace colour streets of Berlin yellow to protest against coal

Germany’s SPD in all-or-nothing vote on Merkel alliance

Germany’s SPD in all-or-nothing vote on Merkel alliance

Historic German church demolished to make way for brown coal mine

Historic German church demolished to make way for brown coal mine

Heat on ‘climate chancellor’ Merkel over coal-fired plants and cars

Heat on ‘climate chancellor’ Merkel over coal-fired plants and cars

Green party signals big concessions on diesel and coal in coalition talks

Green party signals big concessions on diesel and coal in coalition talks

Thousands march on Bonn ahead of UN climate talks

Thousands march on Bonn ahead of UN climate talks

Sweden backs Vattenfall exit from German coal

Sweden backs Vattenfall exit from German coal

German police arrest 120 in anti-coal demonstrations

German police arrest 120 in anti-coal demonstrations

Berlin props up coal with €3 billion in subsidies

Berlin props up coal with €3 billion in subsidies

Greenpeace mulls jump into brown coal biz

Greenpeace mulls jump into brown coal biz

Environment minister blasts Merkel, colleagues

Environment minister blasts Merkel, colleagues

German consumers still hot for nuclear power

German consumers still hot for nuclear power

Germany in the dock over climate action

Germany in the dock over climate action

Brown coal muddies green energy goals

Brown coal muddies green energy goals

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal

Gabriel charms party to approve coalition deal

German coal mine turns village into ghost town

German coal mine turns village into ghost town

IEA: protect consumers from energy price hikes

IEA: protect consumers from energy price hikes

Germany grapples with nuclear energy phaseout

Germany grapples with nuclear energy phaseout

Vattenfall Germany under fire in Sweden

Vattenfall Germany under fire in Sweden

New technology turns leaves to coal in hours

New technology turns leaves to coal in hours

A third of trains ‘may be cancelled’ this winter

A third of trains ‘may be cancelled’ this winter

Last coal marks end of Saarland mining

Last coal marks end of Saarland mining

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

Germany to fund new coal plants with climate change cash

Germany to fund new coal plants with climate change cash

Former mines to be inspected after landslide kills three

Former mines to be inspected after landslide kills three

Brandenburg fires up experimental CO2 power plant

Brandenburg fires up experimental CO2 power plant