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31 Aug 2017

“Angela Merkel’s steel battle”


The German steel industry has found in Chancellor Angela Merkel an ally “in its fight against further CO₂-reduction requirements,” Andreas Macho writes for WirtschaftsWoche. In her annual summer press conference, Merkel said “solutions had yet to be found” for reform negotiations on the fourth phase of Emissions Trading System (ETS) in the European Union.

Read the article (behind paywall) in German here.

For background, read the CLEW article German steelworkers fight EU plans for emissions trading.

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