News Digest Item
01 Dec 2016

“Germany's Merkel says she will work with Trump on climate policy”


Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would try to work on climate policy with US President-elect Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement, reports news agency Reuters. At a meeting of her party (CDU), Merkel pointed out that climate negotiations with US presidents have not been easy in the past. But she insisted she would voice her position to future leader Trump: "Of course, I will then say that I believe that climate change is absolutely caused by people," Merkel said, adding: "We want to see how the positions develop."

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Also read the CLEW article IEA director calls on Germany to take climate leadership during G20 presidency.

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