News Digest Item
26 Jan 2017

“Cooperation for climate protection”


Germany’s environment minister Barbara Hendricks regards the new US administration’s sceptical view of climate protection as a monition for Germany and Europe to foster international efforts to curb global emissions, Dana Heide writes in Handelsblatt. “Europe should carry on together with China and other industrialised and transitioning countries,” Hendricks said. The environment minister said she was “very confident” that Europe and China’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) could be combined in the near future. “Maybe in five years, maybe in ten years, maybe even earlier than in five years,” she explained. 

Read the article in German here (behind paywall).

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