This Could Be The Hour Of The Greens

As they join Europe's ruling coalitions, their clout is growing

In Britain, the government is planning to penalize drivers of gas-guzzling autos. In Germany, nuclear energy is on the way out. And across Europe, support is growing for a drive to ban all genetically engineered plants. "The tide is turning in our favor," says Thomas Schweiger, Greenpeace International's chief biotechnology lobbyist.

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