There’s An App For That

Not that anybody has installed it. But still. After the German Deluge, a Flood of Political Recriminations – The Federal Office for Citizen Protection and Disaster Assistance did issue alerts on its app about coming floods, say officials. But critics say that a very small fraction of the German population has downloaded the app on […]

There’s An App For That

There are many factors that will prompt officials in Berlin to make some changes to it’s environmental and emergency management policies. This is one of them.

Angela Merkel calls for climate change action as she surveys deadly flood damage

HEIMERSHEIM, Germany — The train station has been reduced to rubble, wrecked cars lie on the tracks and uprooted trees line the riverbank.Hundreds in the village of Heimersheim were still without power as police combed the wreckage left by receded water on Sunday to look for bodies and potentially flammable material.There were similar scenes across […]

Angela Merkel calls for climate change action as she surveys deadly flood damage