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World Merkel Fears Possible Climate Deals Majority

16:40  15 may  2021
16:40  15 may  2021 Source:   spiegel.de

Germany. Climate law deemed too ambitious: "We have to do more" admits Angela Merkel

 Germany. Climate law deemed too ambitious: © Kay Nietfeld via Reuters Angela Merkel at a climate summit on April 22, 2021 While the German Constitutional Court has censored part of The "Climate Law", Angela Merkel estimated that Germany had to "even more" to protect the environment. The German Government announced on Wednesday its intention to meet its objectives of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, after the resounding censorship of part of its "climate law" , judged too little ambitious by the Court constitutional.

In a debate with Luisa Neubauer, Angela Merkel has defended her hesitant climate policy. If you do not take people, that could lead "that at some point the climate containers may have the majority."

  Merkel fürchtet mögliche Klimaleugner-Mehrheit © Odd Andersen / AFP

Chancellor Angela Merkel ( CDU ) fears that a fast introduction of extensive climate protection measures could have undesirable effects. She said she at the Ecumenical Kirchentag in Frankfurt in a discussion with the climate activist Luisa Neubauer . If you do not take people, this can lead to it, "that at some point the climate containers may have the majority," Merkel said. You do not want that. "We've seen the United States of America are four years at the highest political level under President Trump then just off as an actor, and it's good that they are back now."

extensive climate protection measures were only with enforce corresponding political majorities, said Merkel - and showed understanding for the frustration of the young generation: "I also understand - and that makes me a bit sad, of course - that young people say> Man, we first had to go to the court, marriage to us Since there are really what is in the government what we are entitled to but we are to be considered in a democracy

Biden issues sweeping executive order requiring agencies to combat climate change .
President Joe Biden is directing federal agencies to identify and address financial risks posed by climate change in a sweeping executive order that could affect much of the government budget and many private industries. © Provided by Washington Examiner The Thursday order is the latest action by the Biden administration to enlist the financial sector in fighting climate change, both through dedicated efforts to reduce climate-related economic risks and actions to minimize public investment in fossil fuels.

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