News Digest Item
03 Nov 2016

“Speedy agreement on Climate Action Plan possible after all”


Cabinet approval of environment minister Barbara Hendricks’ Climate Action Plan 2050 before she travels to the COP22 in Marrakesh could be possible after all, reports news agency dpa. Ministry sources told dpa that Chancellor Angela Merkel had signalled support in finding a compromise as fast as possible. Hendricks had demanded that Merkel put her foot down in the dispute over the plan. Merkel said: “I would wish for us to approve this climate protection plan in a timely manner.”

Read the article in German here.

For background read the CLEW article Ministry avoids concrete targets in weakened Climate Action Plan.

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