Photo Gallery 'Going Green' Takes Toll on Environment

The fight against climate change has led Germany to increase its reliance on alternative sources of energy like wind, solar and biogas. But that transition is coming at a cost, with necessary infrastructure projects encroaching on nature reserves and forests being cut down to create mulch for biogas.
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