News Digest Item
18 Nov 2016

Climate expert says economy minister bows to lobby

FAZ Woche

Ottmar Edenhofer, German economist and Director of the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC), accused federal economy minister Sigmar Gabriel of bowing to lobby interests in the negotiations about the country’s climate plan, writes FAZ Woche. “He yielded to lobbyists and sadly put short-term interests before long-term interests,” Edenhofer told the German weekly.

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