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The “hypocrisy” of the rich countries

5. August 2022
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In the paper, GES board members Prof. Dr. Estelle Herlyn and Prof. Dr. Franz Josef Radermacher criticise Western countries that want to dictate their energy policies to developing and emerging countries – in the sense of renewables-only, but at the same time call on various African states to supply more oil and gas to Europe. […]

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News in brief August 2022

5. August 2022

At this point, some news of the last few weeks will be addressed which, from GES’ point of view, are reason for hope because they contain building blocks of a possible global solution and / or could help to develop a realistic view of the challenges ahead of us. The Norwegian energy company Equinor and […]

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Synthetic fuels indispensable. New position paper from GES

5. August 2022
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An excerpt: Synthetic fuels based on low carbon H2 form a third pillar of any viable solution to the world’s future energy and climate problems, alongside climate-friendly electricity and climate-friendly hydrogen. They are of great importance to climate-neutral mobility in the future. Such fuels have great advantages in terms of transportability, storage capacity and use […]

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That will not be enough!

5. August 2022
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This is the title of the new debate book by Prof. Dr Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of GES. In an interview with CHEManager, he takes a stand on issues of climate protection and the energy transition. An excerpt: In sunny countries like Algeria or Saudi Arabia, you can produce […]

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News in brief July 2022

1. July 2022

At this point, some news of the last few weeks will be addressed which, from GES’ point of view, are reason for hope because they contain building blocks of a possible global solution and / or could help to develop a realistic view of the challenges ahead of us. Russia further reduces gas supplies to […]

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Franz Josef Radermacher: Appointment to international UNIDO Council

1. July 2022

GES Vice-Chair, Prof. Dr Franz Josef Radermacher, is now a member of the new Council of Engineers on the Energy Transition (CEET) of the United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO). The CEET is a highly qualified, global body of energy experts. Radermacher supports the United Nations in developing technical ways to achieve a climate-neutral energy system […]

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What is green hydrogen for the EU?

1. July 2022
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The EU wants to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases by 55 percent by 2030 (Fit for 55). Electrolysis hydrogen and renewable fuels play a major role in this. A vote is currently underway on the question of how and under what circumstances these substances may be produced and transported in order to be considered […]

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New GES factsheet: Transport of hydrogen

1. July 2022
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The conclusion: For the desired climate neutrality, Europe will have to import considerable shares of the required energy in the future as well. For distances of a few thousand kilometres, converted or new pipelines will play an important role. Because of the very large energy demand, however, transport as a derivative will also become important […]

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On the debate about a ban on new cars with combustion engines

1. July 2022
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According to the current will of the EU Parliament, no more passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with combustion engines may be sold in the European Union from 2035 onwards – which practically is equivalent to a ban. The environment ministers of the EU countries, on the other hand, recently spoke of climate-neutral new cars, […]

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Synthetic fuels: Demand huge, supply homeopathic

1. July 2022

Perhaps the most important pilot plant for synthetic fuels, Haru Oni in southern Chile, will start operations at the end of the year. HIF Global has substantially financed and driven the project. Thorsten Herdan sees Haru Oni primarily as a learning project – for the next stages of expansion. He speaks of further production plants […]

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