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CDU is trying to deal with reality while half of SPD is walking on pink clouds and the other half is in the arms of the coal miners union (even though black coal mining is to be phased out in... 2017?!) and Schröder is owned by Gazprom.

Germany has done the most on the alternative energy front, and yet it is planning a large number of coal-fired plants to respond to expected demand
Which pretty much tells the whole story of non-nuclear alternatives.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sun Jul 8th, 2007 at 08:20:51 AM EST

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