News Digest Item
26 Jul 2017

“Burning the target”

Reuters Breakingviews

Germany risks “tacitly joining Donald Trump in turning its back on the Paris climate change deal” as the state governments of North Rhine-Westphalia and Brandenburg “have vowed to protect” the lignite mining industry, writes Olaf Storbeck for Reuters Breakingviews.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the CLEW article Coal exit: elephant in the room at vote in German industry heartland and the factsheet When will Germany finally ditch coal?

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