Climate & Energy Intern

In the context of its Climate & Energy Programme, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union is looking for an intern from the beginning of September 2017 to mid/ end of December 2017.

Nord Stream II: Shaking hands with the devil

The gas pipeline Nord Stream II should double the existing natural gas transport capacity from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea. Juraj Mesík explains why the Kremlin will be the biggest winner of this project.

By Juraj Mesík

Global Climate Movements Seek Fossil Fuel Company Transparency on Future Viability of Oil, Coal, Gas

On October 13th a large coalition of environment, climate and indigenous peoples organizations has posted a letter to the board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The group demands that the EITI’s principles, standards and procedures have to take into account climate change impacts, and the consequences of necessary legal and policy reforms and associated risks to the fossil fuel industry.

Green Response to the Ukraine Crisis

The crisis in Ukraine poses new challenges to Green peace-oriented foreign policy. The most important task right now is to persuade Russia to conform to international standards.


By Viola von Cramon, Simon Schütte, Lino Klevesath, Daniel Lüchow

A European Community for Renewable Energies

Climate protection and a secure energy supply both are questions of our future. The European Union must set itself ambitious goals if it wants to maintain its political dynamic. A feasibility study by Michaele Schreyer and Lutz Mez in collaboration with David Jacobs.