Merkel humiliation: German chancellor's setback in talks as parties agree to DROP key plan

Merkel humiliation: German chancellor's setback in talks as parties agree to DROP key plan
 

Two sources said the target to drastically lower emissions from 1990 levels could not be achieved by 2020.
Both parties, however, are still committed to cutting emissions by 55 per cent by 2030.
This could be a blow to Merkel who has presented herself as an advocate for climate protection policies.
Currently, the German government plans to raise the renewable energy quota to between 45 and 55 percent by 2025.
The two sides want to stick to an already agreed climate protection deal which foresees a commission to submit plans for an exit from coal-fired energy by the end of the year, the... read more

 
8 January 2018 in World News, Views: 42
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