Wednesday, March 21, 2007
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared global warming a top priority for her six-month term as president of the European Union, which recently agreed on an ambitious and binding agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent (from 1990 levels) by 2020. Sounds good, doesn't it? The problem is Germany alone is currently building, or planning to build, more than 20 coal-fired power plants. Uhh, Chancellor ...