The Bundestag and the Bundesrat so decide Coal phase-out in Germany

The vote on the law at the coal-exit was held by "mutton jump". The Bundestag, the Bureau was not previously agreed, if there had been the previous normal vot

The Bundestag and the Bundesrat so decide Coal phase-out in Germany

The vote on the law at the coal-exit was held by "mutton jump". The Bundestag, the Bureau was not previously agreed, if there had been the previous normal vote, a majority for the bill, said session leader Wolfgang Kubicki (FDP).

The structure of aid to help in the coal regions in North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Brandenburg during the reconstruction of the economy, as well as the Development of infrastructure. Operators of coal-fired power plants should get billions in compensation for the early closure of their plants.

"The fossil age in Germany is to permanently end"

a half years Ago one of the Federal government-appointed Commission had to exit a Coal no later than 2038 proposed. Coal-fired power plants are taken anyway from the network, but climate goals make faster exit is necessary. Actually, the conclusion would be only in the late ' 40s, have been for the coal-fired power generation.

Federal Minister for economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier (CDU) described the coal phaseout as a historical "generation project". Altmaier told the Bundestag, the coal-fired power generation will be terminated no later than 2038 will be legal, economically sound, and socially acceptable. "The fossil age in Germany, this decision irrevocably to an end."

Left-politician speaks of a "black day"

the Sharp criticism came from the Greens and the Left. Green party leader Anna Lena Baerbock said, the exit come much too late. The Federal government departed at crucial Points the concept of the coal Commission. A exit is for reasons of climate protection until 2030 is possible and necessary. The project of the coalition to be forgotten is "the future". The Left-energy politicians Lorenz Gösta Beutin said it was a "black day" for the climate.

Greenpeace activists climbed to Protest against the planned coal act, the Federal government's exit on the roof of the Reichstag building. Below the lettering "to The German people" did they put a big banner with the inscription "A future without coal". The coal exit could and should go faster. Greenpeace Executive Director Martin Kaiser called the laws for the Coal phase-a "historic mistake".

The Federal government wants to check in the years to 2026, 2029 and 2032 the impact of the Coal phase-out on supply security and the development of the electricity prices. It should be investigated whether the reduction in coal-fired power generation can be preferred, and therefore the Coal phase-out by 2035 can be done. CSU woman's decomposed AfD-request - then pulls out suddenly, a handkerchief, FOCUS Online/Wochit CSU-woman decomposed AfD-request - then pulls out suddenly, a handkerchief

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Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 10:26

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