Truly Green? How Germany’s ‘Energy Transition’ Is Destroying Nature

  • Date: 03/11/17
  • Michael Miersch, German Wildlife Foundation

Germany’s green energy transition is destroying vast swathes of nature, agricultural lands and forests. In the name of climate policy, rare birds and endangered species are being killed while much of the countryside is transformed into industrial parks. Michael Miersch from the Deutsche Wildtier Stiftung recently gave a talk in the House of Lords about renewable energy’s devastating impact on wildlife and the environment in Germany and other parts of the world.

 

Michael Miersch: Truly Green? How Germany’s ‘Energy Transition’ is destroying nature (pdf)

Michael Miersch: Grüne Energie? Wie ökologisch sind Windkraft und Biogas? (pdf) (deutsche Version)