News Digest Item
22 Aug 2017

“A corporation cannot dictate a state’s energy policy”

Tagesspiegel Background

It is incomprehensible that the Left Party in the Brandenburg state government does not defend existing ambitious emission reduction targets against its coalition partner SPD, writes Eva Bulling-Schröter, spokesperson for energy and climate policy for the federal Left Party’s parliamentary group in the Bundestag, in a guest commentary in Tagesspiegel Background. “Because a corporation’s district planning isn’t God-given, and cannot dictate a state government’s energy policy,” writes Bulling-Schröter.

Read the full guest commentary in German here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet When will Germany finally ditch coal? and the dossier The energy transition and climate change.

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