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Europe's first full-scale invasion of a sovereign state since World War II, a refugee crisis to match and an endgame sure to upend more than just the West's resolve: as the EU turns up the heat on Vladimir Putin, it's already asking citizens to turn down their thermostats. How will citizens react if on the one hand, Russia conquers Ukraine and on the other, the price of crude oil shoots past $200 a barrel? How to make do without Russian oil and gas?
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The EU wants to reduce its gas consumption by at least 15%. Germany will probably have to save even more. How is that supposed to work?
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With Russia restricting oil and gas exports to Europe, Germany is looking to save energy in the winter. One of the measures would be turning down the thermostat in public buildings, said Economy Minister Robert Habeck.
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Germany will keep two of its remaining three nuclear plants on standby until at least April 2023, as the country also secures other alternative energy supplies to make it through winter.
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