In Germany? No way. Or way?
Hey, saving the planet costs money. Just ask the German Greens who have introduced the costly (and doomed) bottomeless pit of renewable energy, save-the-planet regulation and smorgasbord of taxes on greenhouse gas emissions.
Germany’s export-oriented economy used to be a reliable engine for pulling Europe out of slumps. Now, as the continent emerges from a pandemic torpor, Germany is lagging behind.
German manufacturers are struggling to produce cars and factory equipment because of parts and labor shortages. They face surging energy prices that are making sky-high electricity bills even higher. And they must invest hundreds of billions of dollars over coming years to meet new clean-energy standards.