01 Feb 2019, 14:08
Julian Wettengel

German govt almost certain to accept coal exit proposal, action must start now - Forbes

Germany's grand coalition government is almost certain to accept the coal exit commission's recommendation and transpose it into law, but if the first phase-out deadline of 2022 is to be met, it will require action to start now, writes Dave Keating in an article for Forbes. "It remains to be seen whether the will start implementing these policies right away," writes Keating. After "months of acrimony, controversy and speculation", the task forced charged with proposing how Germany can stop burning coal finally came out with its recommendation this week, writes Keating. It recommends to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest.

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