Climate protection weakened
The language in the Climate Action Plan 2050 regarding coal used to be crystal clear: it was to be ended “well before” 2050. But the new draft version of the paper is lacking this kind of clarity, writes Michael Bauchmüller in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. It now says that the use of coal will decrease step-by-step in the future – “to realise this, a climate action plan would not have been necessary”, Bauchmüller says.
Read the article in German here.