Arne Jungjohann

Arne Jungjohann is the program director for Environment and Global Dialogue with the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Climate Change

Which countries fail the most at climate leadership?

Sweden, the U.K., and Germany: The European trio leads the world in fighting climate change. That’s the finding of the most recent Climate Change Performance Index [PDF], which was released yesterday at COP 17 in …

Nuclear

Germany’s nuclear phaseout was the right thing to do

Photo: Dan ZelazoEver since Germany shut down eight of its nuclear power plants in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, nuclear proponents have raged against the decision. Their claim: This cannot possibly be good for …

Nuclear

Germany's phaseout reveals the true costs of nuclear power

Bad news for nuclear advocates: Nuclear power turns out even more expensive than we thought.

Energy Policy

The small-town energy revolution

Until recently, the idea of powering a local economy with 100 percent renewable energy seemed unrealistic. That has changed: There's a small-town energy revolution underway.

Renewable Energy

Germany sets renewables record

Renewable energy accounted for over 20 percent of power production in the first half of 2011, with solar power driving the most recent growth.

Nuclear

Germany says auf wiedersehen to nuclear power

Some see Germany's nuclear phase-out as an overreaction to Fukushima, but really it's a smart move toward a low-carbon economy.

Nuclear

Is pro-nuke enthusiasm in the U.S. waning?

This is the fourth and final post in a series on the United States and nuclear power. Read parts one, two, and three. Fukushima gave many Americans a sense of déjà vu: In 1979, a …

Nuclear

States fight back against nuclear power, even as the feds remain in its thrall

This is part three in a series on the United States and nuclear power. Read parts one, two, and four. Although Democrats and Republicans in Congress feed at the nuclear industry’s trough in equal measure, Republicans …

Nuclear

The nuclear industry has powerful backers and weak opponents in D.C.

This is part two in a series on the United States and nuclear power. Read parts one, three, and four. The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) is the lobby association for the entire process chain of …

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