Floods Devastate German Towns

Heavy rains caused flooding in regions of West Germany, affecting the region of Ahrweiler (Rheinland-Pfalz). In the town Schuld (Nordrhein-Westfalen), several buildings collapsed with others prone to collapse. The town of Hagen is also affected, near Wuppertal a dam overflow – subsequently towns around Steinbachtalsperre in Euskirchen were evacuated. Dozens of people are missing, 33…

Berlins Bürgermeister Michael Müller (SPD) Blockiert Massnahmen gegen Luftverschmutzung, und Klimawandel

Berlins regierender Bürgermeister Michael Müller (SPD) legte Heute sein Veto gegen wichtige Klimamassnahmen ein, obwohl dies im Vorfeld mit den Koalitionspartnern der Grünen und Linke Parteien abgesprochen wurde. Um was ging es? Verbot für Diesel in der Innenstadt ab dem Jahr 2030 Solarpflicht auf Dächern Einführung einer City-Maut Anhebung der Parkgebühren In Berlin stieg der…

Why Now is a Good Time to Buy Volkswagen Shares

After World War 2, the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg, Germany was under British occupation. The future of the automaker was unclear, the Volkswagen company which was formed during the war years, only built a few hundreds of private cars, and otherwise was focused on delivering military vehicles. Since the factory was originally constructed to built…

Europe dodged a Bullet during Record June Heatwave

During the unprecedented extreme record breaking June Europe heatwave of 2019, many countries experienced the highest temperature for this month, some even set all time new temperature records, e.g. in the southern village of Gallargues-le-Montueux in France the thermometer settled at 45.9C (114.6F).[1] Europe’s five hottest summers since 1500 have all been in the 21st…