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Carbon tax funding new coal powerplants

by thepariah on May 15, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


http://www.thelocal.de/national/20110713-36277.html

The German government wants to encourage the construction of new coal and gas power plants with millions of euros from a fund for promoting clean energy and combating climate change.

Annual funding for the new plants could total more than €160 million per year between 2013 and 2014 alone, the Berliner Zeitung newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Even stupider:

amid concerns that supply shortages this winter could result in temporary blackouts, Germany’s Federal Network Agency on Tuesday indicated that one of the seven reactors shut down in the immediate wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan could be restarted this winter to fill the gap.

When was the last time Germany was hit with a tsunami?

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