A recently released German environment ministry report lays much of the blame on the country's continuing addiction to high emission laden "brown" coal which is used in power production and accounts for 40 pct of the nation's GHG emissions. Indeed, the
gap between government pledges and needed cuts could be more than 20 million tonnes of CO2.
(Source: DW, New Europe Online, Power Engineering International, 16 Dec., 2016)
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