COP28: Emirates announce funds for climate projects

The climate conference in Dubai is intended to make progress in the fight against global warming. The Emirates submit. Nevertheless, the participating heads of state and government hear words of warning. At the World Climate Conference in Dubai, the host, the United Arab Emirates, announced a new investment fund worth 30 billion US dollars (27.5 […]

Activist Neubauer: Chancellor under pressure at climate conference

Around 170 heads of state and government are speaking at the World Climate Conference today and tomorrow – including the German Chancellor. Climate activists have clear ideas about what he should say in Dubai. Climate activist Luisa Neubauer expects Chancellor Olaf Scholz to make a clear commitment to phasing out all fossil fuels at the […]

The global political climate is weighing on the climate conference in Dubai

The climate conference in Dubai is not exactly under a good star. The world’s attention is on the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza and the war in Ukraine. Can this work well? Another climate conference and an important one at that: In Dubai on the Persian Gulf, more than 190 countries would have to decide on […]

Climate representative hopes for concrete progress at UN conference

The World Climate Conference begins in Dubai on Thursday. Climate protection officer Jennifer Morgan hopes for concrete progress and “a strong signal”. Despite global tensions over the wars in the Gaza Strip and Ukraine, the federal government is counting on concrete successes at the world climate conference in Dubai. Tangible progress in the fight against […]

According to the budget verdict: Scholz wants to reassure the population

Chancellor Olaf Scholz promises quick decisions about the financial approach. Help such as curbing high energy prices is still possible. However, his finance minister announces negative news. After the Karlsruhe budget verdict, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) assured citizens that they would make quick decisions about further financial action. At the same time, in a video […]

War in the Middle East | Ceasefire in the Gaza war has come into effect

The agreed ceasefire in the Gaza war has been in effect since morning, but will it last? The fighting continued until the end – and will continue after the ceasefire. The overview. With the agreed ceasefire between Israel and the Islamist Hamas, a new phase in the Gaza war began on Friday morning. The ceasefire […]

Meloni and Scholz sign “action plan” for German-Italian relations

Italy’s right-wing extremist head of government Georgia Meloni is a guest in Germany. At a meeting she reached an agreement with Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Germany and Italy want to work more closely together in various areas in the future. Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) and Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni signed an “action plan” to deepen […]

The federal budget for 2024 is on hold for the time being

The traffic light coalition is in financial crisis. The first serious consequence of the budget ruling: the budget for 2024 will not be decided next week. But that doesn’t solve all the problems. The Karlsruhe budget ruling presents the traffic light coalition with three fundamental problems: How can the budget for the current year be […]

Raids for anti-Semitic crimes in Bavaria

Since the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel, anti-Semitism has also become increasingly widespread in this country. Authorities have now launched coordinated raids against the spread of hatred of Jews. The suspects are said to have celebrated Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel and spread hatred of Jews: Bavarian law enforcement authorities carried out raids in ten […]

Finance | Habeck: Energy price brake is wobbling

After the Karlsruhe budget verdict, the government is missing billions for climate protection. Things may get even worse: electricity, gas and district heating could become more expensive, warns the Minister of Economic Affairs. The Karlsruhe budget ruling could cause even greater disruption to federal finances than initially assumed. Economics Minister Robert Habeck warned of possible […]