News Digest Item
05 Nov 2018

Social Democrats need more “courage” in environment policy - env minister


Environment minister and Social Democrat (SPD) Svenja Schulze called on her party to become more vocal in environmental and climate protection policy, reports newspaper Merkur. The Social Democrats have "for a long time not been decisive and courageous enough" in environmental policy, Schulze told news agency dpa. "We will change that now.” Matthias Miersch, one of the SPD parliamentary group’s deputy leaders, also called on his party to give more weight to climate protection, writes Merkur. Miersch said it was “absurd” that the party had neglected the topic.

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