All Energy Transition Content

All Energy Transition Content

Life After Coal

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

In "Germany’s Appalachia," the last coal mine is closing. Can renewable energy and technology replace a quietly disappearing industry?

By Amelia Urry

Living with the Flood

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

Flooded streets, drifting cars: That’s normalcy for the citizens of Norfolk. The city wants to better protect its residents. But they don't always cooperate.

By Alexandra Endres

Economic Transitions in US Coal Communities

Photo Gallery

We toured the US Appalachia region with energy expert Timon Wehnert to visit communities in Kentucky, New York, and Pennsylvania and see how they are transitioning from a coal-based economy. 

By Nora Löhle , Gavriela Reiter

With or without the Paris Agreement –Trump won’t have the Last Word on US Climate Policy

With states, cities, and citizens willing to double down and move ahead with climate commitments, the global community can still count on many Americans’ willingness to act responsibly in support of global climate actions, even if their White House is not. Unfortunately, such activism will not make up for the failure of the Trump administration to make good on its international climate finance obligation.

By Liane Schalatek, Nora Löhle

A Just Transition: The Way Forward for Coal Communities

Video

From renewable energy to nanotechnology to industrial heritage tourism- this short video highlights how some former coal regions have transformed themselves in preparation for life after coal. 

By Nora Löhle , Mackenzie Nelson
Energy Transition Archive