GERMANY'S CLEAN NUCLEAR FREE FUTURE MAY HAVE A DIFFICULT BIRTH.

by Miryam Muller in


Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government claimed to be in the age of renewables” as German MPs passed legislation this week to phase out nuclear power by 2022 – but the basic arithmetic of the energy-switch policy suggests the country will struggle to fill the hole left by nuclear power – and emissions may rise in the interim.

The vote means that by early next decade Germany will lose 20 gigawatts of nuclear power, which supplied the country with 23 per cent of

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