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Germany′s coal phaseout: The last farmer standing

Lützerath, in western Germany, is set to disappear for the sake of brown coal mining. All 90 residents have been relocated. Only one, Eckhardt Heukamp, vows to stay.
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Could Germany be charged with ecocide?

In award-winning director Andres Veiel's film "Ecocide," Germany stands trial at the International Court of Justice for its destructive climate policies.
Merkel, state leaders agree terms of brown coal exit
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Merkel, state leaders agree terms of brown coal exit

Germany has reached an agreement with the regions most affected by a plan to phase out the use of brown coal, or lignite, for its power plants by providing about 40 billion euros ($45 billion) in aid, a document reviewed by Reuters showed.
Hambach Forest: Police clearing treehouses again despite Sunday′s mass protests

Hambach Forest: Police clearing treehouses again despite Sunday′s mass protests

Police have resumed efforts to clear treehouses in Hambach Forest. It comes after thousands on Sunday demonstrated against energy giant RWE's plan to fell more trees to expand its coal mine there.

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