Europe's energy story

The European rush to expel carbon from energy used by humans is faltering. Two of Europe's governments most committed to renewable energy have slashed crucial subsidies. And the European Union has resorted to market intervention to save its market-based system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The German and Spanish governments apparently have decided their countries' energy consumers have choked enough on the caustic fumes of uneconomic energy. In Germany, the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel proposes limiting until the end of 2014 a surcharge consumers must pay to subsidize electricity generated from renewable fuels. It also wants to reduce exemptions from the surcharge avail...

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