Launch of coal exit commission postponed for third time
The government has postponed at the last minute the official start of the phase-out commission for the third time. The official launch was removed from the cabinet agenda only hours before the meeting was due to start. The coal commission – officially called “Special Commission on Growth, Structural Economic Change and Employment” – is supposed to bring policymakers, industry representatives, labour unions and possibly environmental NGOs to the table to decide on a roadmap and a clear end date for coal-fired power production.
Find plenty of background in the article Germany gears up for official talks on coal phase-out.
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