News Digest Item
17 Mar 2017

“Germany to push for carbon price at G20”

BBC News

Energiewende country Germany will use its G20 presidency this year to push for a global price on carbon as one of many measures to achieve climate goal, reports Roger Harrabin for BBC News. “We need to find a mechanism for a carbon price. Then it’ll be debated in the G20 and we will have an energy and climate action plan as a result of the G20 presidency,” Thorsten Herdan, general director of energy policy at the federal economy ministry (BMWi), told BBC.

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