Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Green Fail: Germany to fund new coal plants with climate change fund cash

You just can't make stuff this good up.
(WUWT)- Less than a month after the failed Bonn UN climate confab, Germany has announced a most audacious energy policy:  in order to shutter nuclear plants (but not completely scuttle their economy), the German government will direct climate fund cash to building coal and natural gas plants.  You can’t make this stuff up.

Germany plans to dump nuclear power by 2022 but clearly needs to meet burgeoning electricity demand especially for a still powerful manufacturing economy dependent upon exports.  Solar panels at their latitude and windmills are not going to suffice, so the solution is more coal.  The environmental movement must be apoplectic with so many politically correct wires crossing at once. Keep on reading.

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