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27 Sep 2017

Greens have a chance to readjust Germany’s climate policy – Green Bundestag member


The Green Party would have the opportunity to help re-adjust Germany’s climate protection policy if it entered into a coalition with the CDU/CSU and the FDP, said Green member of the Bundestag Renate Künast in an interview with Tagesspiegel. Künast called on all parties to show willingness to be flexible with their positions. “After this election result, we have a responsibility to the whole country”, said Künast.

Read the interview in German here.

For background, read the CLEW article Leaders of Greens, FDP lock horns over energy policy as elections loom and the factsheet on coalition building: The long road to a new government coalition in Germany.

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