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Coal power to the rescue of Germany

In Germany, even energy emergencies are well organised. That’s how Berlin entered the second of three phases of what’s supposed to be an orderly procedure to deal with fuel shortages this winter on Thursday. They hope.

Economy and Climate Minister Robert Habeck raised the alert level amid reduced natural gas shipments from Russia. Moscow claims a mechanical part is stuck in Canada due to Western sanctions imposed after Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, but everyone knows it.