Tag Archive: Germany

How Not to Fight Global Warming

Following on Alex’s post about the booming energy sector, you should check out this report from Der Spiegel about the disaster that is Germany’s green energy sector:

For society as a whole, the costs have reached levels comparable only to the euro-zone bailouts. This year, German consumers will be forced to pay €20 billion ($26 billion) for electricity from solar, wind and biogas plants — electricity with a market price of just over €3 billion.

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Down Goes Europe

Gulp:

The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in Germany and France, data showed on Thursday.

The French and German economies both managed 0.2 percent growth in the July-to-September period but their resilience could not save the 17-nation bloc from contraction as the likes of The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Austria shrank.

Economic output in the euro zone fell 0.1

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Kraut Whores

And you thought you knew everything there was to know about the Nazis:

Adolf Hitler wanted his soldiers’ women to be dolls – literally.

The Nazi leader ordered the Nazis to develop so-called sex dolls to help keep his troops away from French women-who his henchmen said had been giving them sexually transmitted diseases and keeping them off the battlefield, The Sun reported.

The secret project, known as the “Borghild Project,” was discovered by

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