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Ralf Fücks

Ralf Fücks is Co-President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. He has published widely in newspapers and international journals on ecological and environmental themes, European affairs and international politics.

Articles

24.01.2017
“Koalitionen sind keine Liebesheirat“ – Interview mit Ralf Fücks

Sind die deutschen Grünen kompatibel mit Angela Merkel? Wie kann man den Erfolg der fremdenfeindlichen AfD erklären? Und was erwartet Europa im Jahr 2017? Wir sprachen mit Ralf Fücks, dem Vorstand der Heinrich Böll Stiftung über die CDU, Trump, die vorherstehenden Wahlen in Deutschland, und die letzten zwanzig Jahre der Stiftung.

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23.01.2017
“A coalition is not a love match” – Interview with Ralf Fücks

A discussion with Ralf Fücks, outgoing president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, on the situation in Germany, coalitions with Merkel & the rise of the AfD.

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02.03.2015
On the Way Towards Greater International Responsibility?

There is no shortage of material with which to criticise American policy. But what exactly is the aim of this criticism – decoupling from America, or the renewal of the West?

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01.08.2014
Bridging the Gap: Autonomy as a Pathway to Civil Society

An interview with Ralf Fücks, Director of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

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06.03.2014
Ukraine: What the EU Can Do

We should not forget what exactly provoked the mass protests that eventually led to the fall of the old regime in Kiev: it was the then President Yanukovych’s sudden decision not to sign the Association Agreement with the EU. Ten years after the ‘Orange revolution’, the dramatic change of events in February 2014 have given Ukraine and Europe a second chance.

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01.07.2013
End or Beginning? Europe as the Trailblazer of the Green Revolution

The decisive question for the coming decades is not ‘if’ but ‘how’ the global economy will grow. We are currently in the middle of a green revolution in which millions are already participating. To advance, however, we need effective environmental policy at national and international levels. And above all, we need a European Green New Deal.

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23.05.2013
Smart Growth – Twelve Theses

A relationship with, not against, nature should be one of the core principles of ‘green growth’.

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26.09.2012
Pushing the Limits to Growth – with Nature as Our Example

The debate of growth versus degrowth misses a crucial point: while there are limits to further growth, we can find ways to move these limits.

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01.03.2012
How fast should the wheel turn?

The ecologist Reinhard Loske wants to get away from the dogma of growth. Ralf Fücks, CEO of the Heinrich-Böll Foundation, favours green growth and a bio-economy. An interview.

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