In a Nutshell: The Politics Behind German Energy Policy

by H+K Germany

September 8, 2017

In a Nutshell: The Politics Behind German Energy Policy

Leaving other countries in its wake, Germany has been a trailblazer in the shift towards renewable energy in recent years. Chancellor Angela Merkel, in an ambitious turnaround in energy policy, vowed to phase out nuclear energy by 2022, favoring renewable resources in an effort to curb climate change. While the policy, called Energiewende, has yielded … Read more

Truth and Consequences: How Kids Learn to Think Critically about their Health and Beyond

When it comes to health, bogus and misleading claims are as common as dirt. And unfortunately, a lifetime of received wisdom can make it difficult to distinguish between advice grounded in scientific evidence and that grounded in folklore. People are often stubborn, resistant to change, and reluctant to learn new things when new facts contradict … Read more