Monday, January 20, 2014

(Related update): Still more Euro Enviros on the run: Europe turns back to coal

Related update:  So, now the Euros have retreated so far on their commitment to the Green agenda that they're moving towards fracking!  And as indicated in the original post below, coal is making a comeback in Europe as well...fantastic!  From a leading German newspaper:
The EU's reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking -- jeopardizing Germany's touted energy revolution in the process.
Read the rest of the story on this latest example of Euro Enviros on the run![ht:]

Original post (10/16/13):
What happens when you don't frack and you decide to shut down nuclear? You return to coal. That's the lesson that Europe is learning these days. Despite all the brohaha about carbon emissions and global warming, Europe is marching straight back into the past by increasing its reliance on coal for electricity - and this in spite of a continent-wide recession and slumping demand.