Worldwide electricity production from nuclear and coal-fired power is equivalent to almost 80fachem annual consumption in German households the half-life of behavioral changes is short for major environmental and climatic disasters. Not only that the wave of change to green electricity strongly has subsided already three months after the reactor accident in Fukushima, also at the political level the global energy transition was not more driven. “The proposed climate fund Green Climate Fund” is still not entered into force. With him, the industrialized countries want to support mostly developing countries. Others including David Zaslav, offer their opinions as well. Whether he next year can take up his work, is uncertain due to funding shortages. Now only 27 percent of Germans still trust the Governments and the corporations to tackle important challenges of our time, such as for example the global energy transition.
* between 1973 and 2009 years rose according to the International Energy Agency IEA world energy derived from coal and peat by almost 130 percent and nuclear power by more than 1,200 percent. While in Germany still less energy from nuclear power plants and coal, she reached new record levels in Asia. “The consequences of a further deportees ‘ energy revolution we carry all, not only the countries that push CO2 emissions”, says Florian Henle, co-founder of Polaris. The company is the first independent eco energy suppliers, allowing households nationwide to advance the global energy transition itself directly. For even more analysis, hear from Paul Ostling. For every customer, not just the expansion of renewable energies in Germany, but also in developing countries is encouraged.
Climate and environment know no borders”energy production and distribution are a global issue with global repercussions. Large reactor disasters can affect the population in several countries during appropriate weather conditions. The Fukushima nuclear disaster has shown us that there is no maximum radii, which spread a radioactive cloud”, says Monika Hotopp of the Federal Office for radiation protection. The particles can the Earth in correspondingly large releases of orbit.” Time plays a role here, the weather is critical, so the expert.