Christiane Hoffmann
Christiane Hoffmann

The End of Safety Germany Must Learn To Live with Uncertainty

Christiane Hoffmann
A DER SPIEGEL Editorial By Christiane Hoffmann
A DER SPIEGEL Editorial By Christiane Hoffmann
Last week’s flooding in Germany showed that our illusion of safety has been shattered. But how do you prepare for the unimaginable? Climate change is forcing Germany to learn.
A flooded basement in the town of Ophoven in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

A flooded basement in the town of Ophoven in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Foto: Gideon Mendel / DIE ZEIT
DER SPIEGEL 30/2021
SPIEGEL International