Town Produces 321% More Energy than It Uses

A small Bavarian town in Germany called Wildpoldsried produces 321% more energy than it uses, from renewable and natural sources. It sells the excess energy for about $5.7 million each year. The point they are at now in terms of energy production and independence was reached by starting a plan about fourteen years ago to […]

In Reversal, Germany to Close Nuclear Plants by 2022 (via News for Greens)

IW:  The German Green Party, which was born out of the anti-nuke movement, has been winning elections in Germany.  BERLIN — The German government agreed on Monday to phase out all nuclear power by 2022, a sharp reversal by Chancellor Angela Merkel aimed at appeasing the country’s intensified antinuclear movement. The announcement came after marathon […]

Nuclear Power: Dangerous, Dirty & Expensive- 20 Key Facts (via Peace and Justice Online)

           The simple fact is that nuclear power is terribly dangerous.  From a health and safety standpoint, it is utterly irrational for us to continue to generate electricity by splitting the atom.  Nuclear power is unreasonably expensive.  When all of its costs are considered, it becomes clear that nuclear power is unaffordable. … Read More […]

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