News Digest Item
18 Apr 2017

“Climate denialism and populism - Climate change is a scientific fact“


The discussions about climate change in Germany and the US differ greatly and climate change denial was “practically absent” from public debate in German media, said climate scientist and ethnologist Werner Krauß in an interview with Deutschlandfunk. Scientific research in Germany built a consensus among all major parties through parliamentary commissions, while in the US it polarised the political landscape.

Listen to the audio in German here.

For background read the CLEW dossier The energy transition and climate change.

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