News Digest Item
10 Mar 2017

“Germany loses pioneer role to China and India”

Die Zeit

Germany’s image as a pioneer and enabler of renewable energy has suffered over the past years due to the diesel emissions scandal and the government’s reluctance to initiate a coal phase-out, writes Gregor Vulturius, research fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute in a guest commentary in Die Zeit. Vulturius calls for a clear commitment to the Energiewende “that is measurable in investments.”

For background read the CLEW factsheets Dieselgate forces VW to embrace green mobility and When will Germany finally ditch coal?

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