A top EU commissioner has again asked Germany to delay shutting down nuclear power plants as the climate-obsessed government sees its popularity fading.
A senior official within the European Union has warned Germany that it must delay the shutdown of nuclear power plants in order to better mitigate the ongoing energy crisis, despite the country’s left-wing government insisting that the last three facilities be shut down by the end of the year. As planned.
The EU’s request comes as the climate-obsessed alliance sees its popularity plummet, and the general public appears unhappy with the government’s efforts to stave off an ongoing energy crisis that threatens to plunge Germany into a deep economic recession.
However, some elements within the EU seem to have grown impatient with the central European country, as the EU’s Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, has put more pressure on Germany to keep nuclear power in the loop during a period of an interview with business newspaper Handelsblatt.
“It is very important to let the three German nuclear power plants that are still operating for a longer period of time,” the report quoted Breton as saying.
While the European Mandarin insisted that EU member states had the right to decide their own energy policy, he seemed to be adamant that keeping the three remaining nuclear plants online was the right move.
He continued, “These reactors play an important role in the energy supply.” “It is in the general interest of Europe because we are all connected. We can’t say I’m not doing what I can do but expect others to provide what I need. That’s not how it works.”
“The goal is to avoid a lack of energy in the winter,” Breton said. “Even with things we don’t like, like nuclear and coal-fired power.”
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Despite some measures being taken by German politicians to avoid an energy crisis in the coming months, the climate-crazy country’s addiction to imported Russian gas has proven difficult to change, with Germany’s Economy Minister repeatedly warning that he may have to kill German industry to supply homes during the winter.
The question of how to pay for so little gas the state can still buy is still a concern, as authorities talk about splitting costs between different energy companies – some of which have been acquired as a result of high prices – and the general public.
This step can even include rescue From troubled gas giant Uniper, which – due to the fact that most of its supplies originally come from Russia – has found itself spinning around the drain of financial distress.
While it remains to be seen whether such a measure will be sufficient to avert the worst of the ongoing power shortage, it appears that the Left Alliance has not done enough to avert the wrath of the general public.
in suffrage Published on Monday, it was revealed that the cumulative popularity of the coalition has fallen below the 50 percent mark, with the Kremlin-Democratic Union (CDU) party dropping to become Germany’s most popular party at 28 percent.
The country’s left-wing chancellor, Olaf Schulz, has also seen his popularity grow, with Monday’s poll suggesting he has fallen behind even the likes of local North Rhine-Westphalia leader Hendrik Fust (CDU) in terms of overall appeal.