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20 Aug 2018

German climate investments abroad more effective than renewables support at home – FDP head

WirtschaftsWoche / t-online.de

Germany should invest more money in climate protection in other parts of the world by, for example, buying rain forests, Christian Lindner, head of the economic liberal Free Democrats, told the news site t-online.de, according to an article in the WritschaftsWoche. Africa “could become the continent of blue growth without resource use with our help,” said Lindner. The money spent on renewable energies in Germany does "nothing for the climate," but money spent on projects elsewhere would be more effective, he said.

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