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03 Aug 2016

“Lessons from Germany for Latin America’s Energy Transition”

Inter Press Service

Many countries in Latin America have started their own energy transition plans but they should incorporate lessons, such as citizens’ participation, from the German Energiewende, writes Emilio Godoy for Inter Press Service (IPS). “Germany’s transition shows the importance of bottom-up decision-making and listening to the public’s concerns. It was not imposed; society pushed for changes in the energy model,” Sophia Schönborn, of the German energy transition lobby organisation Klimadiskurs NRW, told IPS.

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