Germany's runaway power, pollution bills haunt Merkel's new term

Germany may for the first time move up a notch to share with Denmark the highest household energy bills in the EU, and this could undermine voter support for Merkel's green energy transition.
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Gero Breloer
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Gero Breloer

Voter support for Angela Merkel's long-standing pledge for climate protection risks being undermined by stubbornly high pollution levels and power prices.

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