News Digest Item
29 Mar 2017

“German environment minister warns: America is harming itself”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Following the executive order by US President Donald Trump to repeal former president Barack Obama’s “Clean Power Plan,” Germany’s Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks warned the US against “making a stand against technologic and economic change,” Michael Bauchmüller and Sacha Batthyany write in Süddeutsche Zeitung. “Anyone trying to go into reverse" would only harm their own international competitiveness, Hendricks told Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Read the article in German here.

For background, see the CLEW dossier The energy transition and climate change.

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