Is Germany’s Energiewende achievable in England?

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There has been a mixed reaction to how successful Germany’s Energiewende has been perceived to be so far. It has been described as a game-changer environmentally, but also as a social justice movement, but this has not been mirrored across the board. Some have questioned the impacts on Germany’s economy, igniting criticism that the transition into renewable energy is nothing more than an ‘energy bender’, which Germany will wake up from with a hangover of crippling debt and an unstable energy sector.

Germany’s transition into renewable energy is a discursive issue to say the least; the critical response  has been far-reaching, and so I cannot discuss it all. Therefore, I will focus on one of the criticisms: that Chancellor Angela Merkel “flippantly” disavowed nuclear power after witnessing media coverage of the Fukushima disaster in Japan. A disadvantage In moving away from nuclear power so suddenly is that it meant there was a large gap to…

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