This article is written by Mona Hosseini.
The 23rd Conference of the Parties will be hosted by Fiji in the headquarter of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany. A country which is marked by contrasts: a renewable energy success story on the one hand and a coal-burning record on the other. Actually the conference venue is not far situated from the coal mining area in the Rhineland  which is Europe´s largest carbon dioxide emitter . Nevertheless, Germany has traditionally, and according to a recent study of the EU Climate Leader Board, a good reputation as a climate leader. This does not reflect the complete reality of Germany and its coal tradition : Lire la suite « Get your mitigation straight, Germany – Fossil fuel phase-out demanded soon »