Merkel's Green Shift Backfires as Ger...

Merkel's Green Shift Backfires as German Pollution Jumps: Energy

There are 1 comment on the The Washington Post story from Jul 29, 2013, titled Merkel's Green Shift Backfires as German Pollution Jumps: Energy. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Germany's air pollution is set to worsen for a second year, the first back-to-back increase since at least the 1980s, after Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to shut nuclear plants led utilities to burn more coal.

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Etobicoke, Canada

#1 Jul 29, 2013
Time for Germany to develop clean coal or go back to nuclear (maybe with a new generation of molten salt thorium reactors).

They have the technology and technology friendly government to develop a 'futuregen' type power plant using the H2 in a gas turbine (Seimens 60.75% thermal efficiency) instead of potentially troublesome fuel cell tech.

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