News Digest Item
03 Nov 2016

“Germany hits delay with climate-change plan ahead of U.N. meeting in Marrakesh”

Wall Street Journal

Environment minister Barbara Hendricks’ announcement that she did not expect the cabinet to approve her Climate Action Plan 2050 before COP22 in Marrakesh next week “marks the latest embarrassment for a country that once pioneered the fight against global warming but has since seen its environmental credentials tarnished”, writes Zeke Turner for Wall Street Journal. The delay did not have any immediate effect, but “a weak showing from Germany at the Marrakesh meeting could have a corrosive effect,” writes Turner.

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