News Digest Item
07 Aug 2017

“Surprising that climate does not play a role in election campaign”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

It is surprising that climate protection is not a big election campaign topic in Germany, writes Andreas Mihm in an opinion piece for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The government will not be able to avoid “harsh interventions with expensive repercussions” if it is serious about its climate targets, he adds. In addition, the US government’s formal notification to the United Nations that it intends to leave the Paris Agreement shows that things are far from being decided regarding global climate protection, writes Mihm.

Read the opinion piece in German here.

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