German Officials Agree on Plan to Exit Coal-Fired Power

New York Times | Jan 16, 2020 at 7:30 AM
  • German officials have agreed on a plan to shut down the nation’s coal-fired power plants by the mid to late 2030s, the government said Thursday.
  • Efforts to translate that into policy had stalled over recent months.
  • Some areas, particularly in the less prosperous east, are heavily dependent on lignite coal mining.