The majority of Green Party supporters are for longer nuclear power plant periods

Whether German nuclear power plants should continue operating beyond 2023 is currently the subject of heated debate. Greens are skeptical – their supporters are few.

According to a survey, a majority of Green voters are in favor of extending the life of Germany’s remaining nuclear power plants. In a representative survey conducted by opinion polling agency Insa for “Bild am Sonntag”, 54 percent were in favor of an extension to reduce dependence on Russian gas for energy supplies. 38 percent of Green voters were against continuing.

Among the general public, 70 percent are in favor of the extension, 20 percent are against, and 10 percent are undecided.

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Union and FDP promote continued operation of nuclear power plants

37 percent of people in Germany have the Greens set the tone in a traffic light coalition, while only 25 percent for the SPD and 20 percent for the FDP. 25 percent consider the Greens more trustworthy (SPD: 22 percent, FDP: 15 percent).

Fears that Russian gas supplies could be cut off could extend the service life of the last three nuclear power plants still in operation in Germany, which must go offline at the end of December under current nuclear law. is discussed.

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