The German federal government is caught in a rage of dilemmas concerning climate change mitigation.
On the one hand, Berlin has committed to phase out both coal-fired and nuclear power as well as achieving an energy mix consisting of 65 percent renewables by 2030. On other hand, onshore wind in particular is encountering unprecedented opposition, risking electorate flight from governing coalition parties, the center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) and the German Social Democratic party (SPD), toward to right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), which, among other things, doesn't care much for wind energy.
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