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11.   Comments on the Rapid Rise of Nuclear Fears (June 15, 1981)
In this op-ed piece, a critical journalist reflects on the proliferation of fears of nuclear annihilation in Germany. Such fears linked environmental protest with a growing peace....
12.   Squatters Occupy a Berlin Apartment Building (1981)
The squatters’ movement that started in the late 1970s was motivated by concerns both political and personal. On the one hand, the movement attracted those who wished to protest the lack of affordable....
13.   The Media Warns of "Dying Forests and Acid Rain" (1983)
Long ignored by growth-oriented politicians, the deterioration of forests due to acid rain became a hot-button....
14.   Joschka Fischer becomes the First Green Minister of the Environment (November 4, 1985)
In the fall of 1985, the news magazine Spiegel featured Joschka Fischer as the first minister of the environment from the Green Party in the state of Hesse.....
15.   Poem about the Chernobyl Catastrophe (May 23, 1986)
A long-feared nuclear disaster became a reality with the meltdown of a reactor in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The environmental movement spoke to the terrible consequences of the accident in the following....
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