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23 Oct
DW correspondent Giulia Saudelli spoke with Omid Nouripour of Germany's Green Party, and asked him about environmentalism during the energy crisis and women's rights in Iran.
12 Sep
International concerns have been mounting about the safety of the Russian-held nuclear plant. It is now being switched to a cold state.
21 Aug
Russia and Ukraine continue to trade blame over the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. President Zelenskyy said any "radiation incident" could easily affect the rest of Europe. Follow DW for the latest.
6 Aug
Finance Minister Christian Lindner has warned that Germany's gas crisis could spark an electricity shortage. Despite opposition from his Green coalition partner, he is pushing for a delayed phaseout of nuclear power.
3 Aug
The UN secretary general has warned that geopolitical tensions are at levels not seen since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Germain Foreign Minister Baerbock has called for further disarmament.
24 Feb
Western nations have agreed on more economic sanctions against Russia, but the energy sector is a delicate issue, says Theresa Fallon, director of the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies.
31 Dec 2021
Germany shuts down half of its six remaining nuclear power plants. The nuclear power plant in Gundremmingen, southern Germany — one of six still in operation in the country — is set to be shuttered Friday. ... The other two plants are Grohnde, about 25 miles south of Hannover, and Grundremmingen, 50 miles west of Munich.
25 Dec 2021
The Belgian government has said all of the country's existing nuclear energy plants will close by 2025. However, Belgium will invest in future nuclear technology.
25 Nov 2021
The latest round of talks over international monitoring of Iran's nuclear program did not lead to any breakthroughs, said the head of the UN's nuclear watchdog.
15 Nov 2021
A fast-heating planet means humanity is going to have to transition a whole lot faster away from fossil fuels. In the homestretch of the COP26 climate summit, delegates in Glasgow are trying to make that energy transition stick as soon as possible. Governments are asking themselves: what energy mix for a climate emergency?
13 Nov 2021
Here in northern Europe we've had some very odd weather events in the last few months, including torrential rainfall and deadly floods – which scientists say are a direct consequence of climate change. It's something to focus the mind as leaders and negotiators meet in Glasgow at the United Nations climate summit known as COP26.
29 Oct 2021
Iranian officials say they will restart the long-stalled talks over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal. The new government has been slow to resume discussions, prompting international concern.

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