Green vs. Coal: Bavaria Seeks Fast-Track German Coal Exit in Snub to Merkel Plan

Good to hear.

Bavaria, Germany’s industrial powerhouse, wants the nation to stop burning coal by 2030, eight years before Chancellor Angela Merkel’s deadline. Germany’s plan to exit the fossil fuel is unrealistic and won’t work unless a more aggressive target is set, Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Soeder said in an interview in the Muenchner Merkur newspaper. The nation has pledged to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 55% by 2030 under the Paris climate accord, but it’s falling behind and only a cut of 32% is seen by next year. 
 

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Ambitiously and more important, it's not a fake promise. It's a real ...

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Bavaria‘s state premier Söder: „Can well imagine that we speed up the coal exit. 2038 is too late from a climate policy perspective." 

Sounds as a solid re- election platform...

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4 minutes ago, Pavel said:

Bavaria‘s state premier Söder: „Can well imagine that we speed up the coal exit. 2038 is too late from a climate policy perspective." 

Nice to hear something like that from conservative leaders ... Green parties in Germany know that topics such as pollution and green economy are way more important than immigration and have a direct impact on people's lives.

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If this is what the German population wants, more power to them. Just don't try to export this nonsense to the rest of the planet.

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