Germany’s coal phase-out could serve as model for just transition to low-carbon energy supply – opinion
Germany’s coal-exit commission could provide useful lessons for other countries and sectors seeking to both decarbonise and protect workers, Pieter de Pous writes in a blog post published by E3G, a climate-change think-tank. However, Germany’s recently formed commission also runs the risk of delaying action on phasing out coal by pitting jobs against climate action, de Pous writes.
Read the blog post in English here.
For background, read the article Commission watch – Managing Germany’s coal phase-out.