News Digest Item
04 Jul 2018

Federal government says ‘no’ to geoengineering


In response to an inquiry from the Green Party, the governing coalition has expressed its opposition to geoengineering, according to an article in the Tagesspiegel. Geoengineering refers to the controversial intervention in the Earth’s climate system, generally with the intent of slowing or reversing global warming. After communicating her approval of the current government’s wariness of such an intervention, Lisa Badum, climate policy spokeswoman for the Green Party, called on the economy minister to stop watering down EU-level energy targets.

Read the article in German here.

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