News Digest Item
03 Aug 2017

“Germany's long goodbye to coal despite Merkel's green push”


Coal-fired power generation “looks set to remain the backbone” of Germany’s energy supply, writes Vera Eckert for Reuters. This contrasts with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s international ambition as climate protection role model, she adds.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet When will Germany finally ditch coal? and the article Merkel wins respect for G20 climate result at "B-"-summit.

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