June 2016: Brexit and EU Nuclear Energy, Divestment Newcomers, 100% Renewables in MENA
With the dust settling down after the shock UK vote on the EU membership, dozens of tough questions arise over climate and energy prospects on the continent. The good news is: Brexit offers a chance to put an end to the EURATOM treaty, writes EWG President Hans-Josef Fell. Meanwhile, major cities Berlin and Stockholm join the global divestment movement, as the biggest western banks invested $ billions in climate damaging sectors in the last two years. This, as well as new studies on 100% renewables in MENA and an assessment of the German Energiewende in the context of the Paris Agreement in our latest newsletter.