Viewpoint: There is no Holy Grail of energy. Germany already knows that it will fail to achieve the CO2 emission reduction targets set for 2020, and the gap will be quite significant. That’s why it is postponing the closure of coal-fired power plants and is building Nord Stream 2, writes Józef Sobolewski, director of the Nuclear Energy Department in Poland’s Ministry of Energy.
World Nuclear News 17th Dec 2018 read more »
Lights go out for German coal miners as last pit shuts. … All of them earned their pay as coal miners in the Ruhr area, the black-stained industrial heartland of Europe’s largest economy. That journey, however, will soon be over — for Mr Tomke, and for German coal mining in general.
FT 18th Dec 2018 read more »