How Public Opinion Drives Deep Green Trends in Germany
Germans reacted to the nuclear crisis in Japan by calling for a phasing out of all its nuclear power plants. They then reacted to the need to meet a newly minted energy demand by calling for more renewable energy. Public attitudes to green growth is so strong that major companies are being persuaded to vault past the nation's already-ambitious clean energy gas -- because "it's what consumers want". The New York Times has the story.