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07 Oct 2016

Climate expert: German coal exit "must happen very, very fast"


A German exit from coal-fired power generation “must really happen very, very fast – maybe by 2025, 2030” if the country wants to be a pioneer in international climate protection, Niklas Höhne of think tank NewClimate Institute said in an interview with Deutschlandfunk. A concrete plan and date for such an exit would have to be set now, he said.

Read the interview in German here.

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