News Digest Item
08 Sep 2016

“Cowardly and short-sighted”

Frankfurter Rundschau

Chancellor Angela Merkel and economy minister Sigmar Gabriel act “cowardly and economically short-sighted” when erasing any mention of a coal exit in Germany from environment minister Barbara Hendricks’ climate plan, writes Thorsten Knuf in an opinion piece in Frankfurter Rundschau. “One year ahead of the next federal elections, Merkel and Gabriel want to avoid anything that gets the coal lobby worked up.”

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