News Digest Item
14 Jun 2017

“Merkel urges bigger fight against climate change after U.S. move”

Federal German government / Reuters

Germany and the rest of Europe should redouble their efforts to fight climate change after the United States’ decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement, Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the annual meeting of the Christian Democratic Union group in Thuringia’s state parliament. “I want to say very clearly: Almost my entire political career has been connected to these kinds of accords. […] Finally, in 2015, we succeeded in uniting the world. That’s why I will continue to fight for the implementation of the Paris Agreement,” said Merkel.

Read a Reuters article on the topic in English here.

See the CLEW article International climate community pins hopes on Merkel to sway Trump for more information.

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