News Digest Item
16 Aug 2018

Germany’s missed climate targets are a wake-up call for governments everywhere


Germany’s failure to reach its 2020 climate targets “is an ominous signal for other nations struggling to reach their own targets,” write William Wilkes, Heyley Warren and Brian Parkin in an article for Bloomberg. “Other nations are looking at how Germany acts if only because many other big polluters have a bigger problem in making reductions,” according to the authors. “If Germany can’t succeed after all its efforts, it would be a signal the world must adopt more costly strategies to rein in emissions.”

Read the article in English here.

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