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While Germany Is Headed for 80% Renewable Energy, We're Getting Left in the Dust


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, Sustainabililty, world, green )

Cal
- 593 days ago - alternet.org
Osha Gray Davidson discusses his new book "Clean Break," about the keys to Germany's success with renewables and why the U.S. is getting its butt kicked.



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Karen R. (87)
Monday November 26, 2012, 4:15 am
interesting
 

mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Monday November 26, 2012, 4:27 am
> Germany Is Headed for 80% Renewable Energy
Yea, maybe, but (I for one would bet that) a good percentage of the 80% are mostly hot air.

On the other hand: Germany is one of the veryfew countries, which have lived up to their Kyoto-commitment. Commitment: -21% (at least proclaimed:)real-world-chnage: -21% !!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Monday November 26, 2012, 6:45 am
We're being left in the dust because the 1% in this country are too deeply invested in keeping fossil fuels number one. Can't sacrafice any profit for saving the world! Too many people who have jobs related to gas , oil, and coal. The people hate change and damn our planet to hell anyway!
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday November 26, 2012, 12:45 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Marie W. (64)
Monday November 26, 2012, 8:45 pm
Its called taking action and not letting the big oil $$$ run your country.
 

Patricia N. (8)
Monday November 26, 2012, 9:39 pm
Hopefully Germany will lead the way on this problem
 

John S. (297)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 3:31 am
I think it might be better to be in the second or third wave of countries to implement, but only if you learn from the mistakes of others.
 

Michael O. (170)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 4:40 am
If the Germans can do it, we can too!
 

. (0)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 10:36 am
Greed runs this country and I agree with Dan and Tina wholeheartedly...ty Cal
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 5:29 pm
Germany and other European countries have now sworn off nuclear powerplants. Saudi Arabia is investing heavily in Green, especially solar, energy. Looks like America is late to the party, with Obama's bid to make the US the world's biggest dirty energy producer. Green stars to Cal, and Dan and Tina---sorry I've used them up for this week.
 
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