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German coal power revival poses new emissions threat

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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 07:36 PM
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German coal power revival poses new emissions threat


www.bbc.co.uk

Is Germany's Green Revolution about to turn black with coal dust?

As the country moves away from nuclear, the builders of coal-fired power stations are moving into action.

When Chancellor Merkel announced the closure of all the country's 17 nuclear reactors by 2022, there were loud cheers from environmentalists.

But less well heard were the cheers from the coal industry.

The organisation which represents it in Europe said the change of policy meant "the prospects for coal in general, and especially for coal-fired power plants under construction or in the planning stage, have bec
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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 07:36 PM
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I'm not going to resist the urge to say "I told you so!"!


who wudda thunk it - if you stop using nuclear power you have to replace it with something else, and that almsot universally means burning more fossil fuels - and even if you don't believe in AGW that means more pollution, more illness, more dead people as a result.

I wonder if the greens are actually subsidised by the coal industry???

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edit on 9-8-2012 by Aloysius the Gaul because: crappy typing!



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