Day: September 20, 2019

Merkel’s Cabinet agrees ‘climate packet,’ environmentalists say it’s paltry

Angela Merkel and her Social Democrat vice-chancellor Olaf Scholz delivered a slew of supposed climate-rescue measures Friday aimed at halving Germany’s carbon emissions by 2030 to avoid defaulting on its 2015 Paris treaty promises. The outcome of marathon talks within Merkel’s “climate cabinet,” comprising conservative and […]