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Is Germany finally ready to keep the green dream alive by fracking?
hotair.com ^ | 6/5/2014 | Erika Johnsen

Posted on 06/06/2014 7:06:48 AM PDT by rktman

Germany’s once promising Energiewende ambitions, which included virtually ridding the country of nuclear power while heavily subsidizing wind and solar with the eventual goal of transitioning electricity production to 60 percent renewables by 2050, hasn’t worked out too well. The country’s rising energy prices have hurt consumers and ruined their manufacturing competitiveness, while the costliness and unreliability of wind and solar has prompted energy producers to turn back to the coal-powered plants in droves — resulting in a net increase in carbon emissions.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government
KEYWORDS: ecowackos; frackinforkraut; gangreen
If I recall correctly (questionable!), didn't the nazis have some serious environmental plans? Maybe the nukes should have kept on generatin' some power. Can hardly wait for the coal plant shut downs in the US to cause our electricity rates to plummet. Hey. That's what the queen of the epa said. 8% reduction in energy costs. Must be common core/liblogic spewing out of her methane orifice.
1 posted on 06/06/2014 7:06:48 AM PDT by rktman
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They actually started some fracking....then...spurred on by the USA’s anti-fracking nuts, Germany stopped all fracking.


2 posted on 06/06/2014 7:17:16 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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Maybe it's time to consider the much safer molten salt reactor fueled by thorium-232 dissolved in molten fluoride salts?
3 posted on 06/06/2014 7:31:05 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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