Monday, August 11, 2008

Straws in the wind?

A really interesting article in Der Spiegel (well, the first part of it), which suggests that what with one thing and another, it may be time for Germany to think again about phasing out nuclear power. So far this remains taboo in German political circles and the article was written before the war in the Caucasus erupted, thus making the greatest challenge global warming. But Russian behaviour must be making even the German government a little uneasy. Maybe. At any rate, Der Spiegel seems to think very little of renewables as the answer to the problem.

Read the whole piece.