Lawmakers in Germany voted on Friday to allow same-sex marriage after a brisk but emotional debate in Parliament, setting the stage for the country to join more than a dozen European nations — including Ireland, France and Spain — in legalizing such unions.
California and Germany will take joint action against climate change, the state’s governor and German environment minister say.
Germany breaks a daily record for renewable energy, generating 85% of its power from renewable sources on April 30.
Showcasing the power of human collaboration at an international level, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands hope to work together to build an Island Hub to help harness offshore wind power.
Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing.
Three of Germany’s leftist political parties – the Social Democrats, the Greens, and the Left – hope to form a coalition opposing Chancellor Merkel centered around the issue of income inequality.
French company Alstom unveiled the first-ever passenger train powered completely by hydrogen at this week’s Berlin InnoTrans trade show.
The flutes, made from bird bone and mammoth ivory, come from a cave in southern Germany which contains early evidence for the occupation of Europe by modern humans – Homo sapiens.