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Germany's green revolution

Clip: Season 3 | 9m 15s

What would it take to transform the whole country’ electric grid–to shut down all of its old power plants, and move to a system that generates electricity exclusively from renewable resources? Rick Karr reports on how German political parties of every stripe are now backing a plan that is expected to nearly end that country’s use of fossil fuels by 2050.

Aired: 01/18/13

Expires: 01/18/18

Rating: NR

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