News Digest Item
01 Aug 2016

“Paris adieu”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Little good will come of Germany’s Climate Action Plan 2050, writes Jan Heidtmann in an op-ed for the Süddeutsche Zeitung. If used as a basis for implementing the Paris Agreement, the plan would see the country ending the sale of conventional fossil-fuelled powered cars in 14 years. But instead the economy minister and the chancellery office have cut it back so much that the government’s ambitious climate targets will not be achievable anymore, Heidtmann says.

Read a CLEW factsheet about the Climate Action Plan 2050.

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