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Statement by EUROSOLAR President Prof. Peter Droege on the Paris-exit by the U.S.

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Bonn, 6 June 2017. The most important political imperative in global politics: Europe and the world now must embrace the immediate and radical exit from coal, petroleum, natural gas and uranium

The new EPA director and sworn enemy of the environment Scott Pruitt even denies that he is a climate change denier. He is ideologically and politically opposed to the comprehensive shift to renewable energy - and has seized power in all matters climate change policy.

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Post-Election Message by Prof. Droege: Solar Peace Initiative Climate for Peace

Even if Donald Trump does not yet "believe in" climate change – there are millions of reasons for the fundamental transformation of the world’s energy systems to renewable resources. Millions of lives have been sacrificed on the altar of fossil fuels – and many million more are doomed if we will not make the switch to renewable energy world-wide. To work for peace means finally leaving the 20th century behind, a century of war and an age of conflict exacerbated by fatal energy systems. It is in our common interest to lay down arms and join in the struggle against our own inherited energy and resource dependencies.

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