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Does Germany succeed in its "double bet" to get out of nuclear power and coal, as Aymeric Caron asserts?


THE VERIFICATION - The deputy of the Ecological Revolution for the climate told the National Assembly that greenhouse gas emissions across the Rhine are falling when they stagnate in France.

The debates on the nuclear acceleration law have inflamed the deputies.

Aymeric Caron, Ecological Revolution MP for the climate, said in the hemicycle that Germany had made two choices, getting out of nuclear power and getting out of coal, to increase the production of renewable electricity and therefore reduce its CO2 emissions.

He supported his demonstration with numerous figures.

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Between 2005 and 2020, the share of renewable energies in electricity production in Germany would have increased from 11% to 44%, that of coal from 44% to 24% and that of nuclear from 27% to 11%.

He also claimed that CO2 emissions stagnated in France in 2022 when they fell in Germany.

Aymeric Caron is not entirely wrong, even if his analysis has a bias.

First of all, more recent figures would have told him that over the past twelve months renewable energy has accounted for 48% of energy production in Germany, according to the German Federal Agency for…

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Source: lefigaro

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