News Digest Item
18 Oct 2016

“Daring more sustainability”

Zeit Online

German climate and energy policy should be combined to overcome bitter fights between the environment ministry and the economics ministry after next year’s parliamentary election, argues sustainability expert Reinhard Loske from the University Witten/Herdecke, in a contribution for Zeit Online. “Instead of today’s one-sided fixation on renewables, an equal focus would have to be set on energy saving and efficiency strategies. The government has already defined the new ministry’s target: to reduce climate-damaging emissions by 90 percent by 2050.”

Read the contribution in German here.

For background, read the new CLEW factsheet German elections ahead: The road to the next Energiewende government.

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