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Germany Leads the Way in Sustainable Energy: Germany traditionally has been a leader in sustainability. German c...

Germany Leads the Way in Sustainable Energy: Germany traditionally has been a leader in sustainability. German c...

Germany Leads the Way in Sustainable Energy Germany traditionally has been a leader in sustainability. German citizens were pioneers in recycling, the country's public transport is cheap and efficient, cities are bike-friendly and the German Green Party is a force to be reckoned with. Over the last few years Germany has carved out a leading position as a beacon of renewable energy with ambitious targets and clear political leadership for the sector. Last year, in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, Germany immediately announced it would abandon its nuclear plans and switch off older power stations, responding to concerns from a nuclear-averse German public. To fill in the gap left by nuclear, the country decided to pursue an aggressive policy to embrace sustainable energy forms, especially wind and solar power. The country now is reaping the results. Today...

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