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Germany Quitting Nuclear Doesn’t Doom the Energy Transition

Climate goals require swapping clean energy for dirty sources, but political realities mean that the transition is unlikely to follow a smooth path

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The last few months have been a rollercoaster for energy markets in Europe. Even before winter began, traders were freaking out that the continent might run out of natural gas before spring. Some even bought the fuel at 10 times the average price in 2020.