#coal #climate change #Germany

Last year the German government convened a 24-person commission to work out how the country could wean itself off coal power, and by when. This week the group delivered its verdict: quit coal entirely by 2038. So is this good news? Greenpeace's Martin Kaiser (who sat on the commission) isn't popping champagne, but he explains that this is nevertheless an important moment in Germany's journey to decarbonisation - and there's still room to speed things up"