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Germany plans to shut all nuclear reactors by 2022 and double renewable energy to 35%

Tuesday, May 31st 2011 - 08:18 UTC
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Germany plans to shut all nuclear reactors by 2022, Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition announced Monday, in a policy reversal drawn up in a rush after the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Read full article


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  • GeoffWard

    This makes no economic sense at all.
    Wind and sun = coal and nuclear !!!
    It is a policy of madness; the scales are impossibly different, the efficiencies, consistency and reliabilities also.
    This is a political move to side-step green political groups etc.

    . . . . unless, of course, Germany might know something we don't about the future availability of uranium. Hmmmm

    May 31st, 2011 - 06:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • xbarilox

    The end is drawing near for Merkel...

    May 31st, 2011 - 08:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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