Environmentalists revive German speed limit debate


By Tom Armitage BERLIN, Dec 28 (Reuters) - German environmentalists hope the country's stewardship of the Group of Eight and the European Union in 2007 will help steer the car-crazy nation towards imposing speed limits on its unrestricted autobahns. They say that if motorists took their foot off the throttle a little, this would cut greenhouse gas emissions and help Germany brush up its green credentials. "In the past few years, the reduction of greenhouse gases has stalled even in our ...

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