Green Headache Resistance Mounts to Germany's Ambitious Renewable Energy Plans

The German government plans to replace nuclear reactors with thousands of wind turbines and thousands of kilometers of high-voltage "monster masts" in a move that will deface vast swathes of territory. Germans, though desperate to phase out atomic energy, are gearing up to protest against the green revolution.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's U-turn on nuclear policy heralds a massive expansion of wind power, but many Germans are less enthusiastic about the renewable energy form.

Chancellor Angela Merkel's U-turn on nuclear policy heralds a massive expansion of wind power, but many Germans are less enthusiastic about the renewable energy form.

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