Tuesday, November 06, 2007

German Press Finally Figures Out the Nuclear Energy Conundrum

Couldn't help but shake my head when I read this paragraph from Spiegel Online:

As energy companies plan several new coal-burning power plants to replace nuclear reactors, experts warn against the environmental impact. Cleaner technologies are not yet production-ready.
No kidding.

The equation is simple: Eliminate nuclear energy, get used to spewing more carbon.

For more from our archives on Germany, where we've been writing about this very problem for a couple of years now, click here. Thanks to Brian Davey at FEASTA for the link.

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