News Digest Item
13 Dec 2017

Mining regions prepare for a soft exit from hard coal in Germany

Public Radio International (

Germany is due to close its last hard coal mine next year, and the affected regions prepare for the transition, for example by considering renewable energy projects or tourism, Valerie Hamilton reports in a feature for Public Radio International (PRI). But many challenges remain in economically deprived areas, where unemployment remains high.

Read the article in English here.

See the CLEW factsheet Coal in Germany for background.

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