Germany says it is planning to phase out all its coal power stations over the next 18 years. Chancellor Angela Merkel has failed to keep Germany’s climate goals on track, missing 2020 targets under the Paris Agreement. More via @business :
Germany’s largest automobile club, the @ADAC has abandoned its long-term stance against the imposition of speed limits on the nation’s motorways. The introduction of limits is a controversial issue in the country, with pressure from environmental campaigners over CO2 emissions.
Germany’s record budget surplus will continue to allow high investment levels, says Finance Minister Olaf Scholz
Germany’s Merkel in Turkey for talks with Erdogan on migration deal
In 1938, Churchill published a series of speeches warning of Germany’s rising menace, “While England Slept.” Today, one of America’s major parties is asleep, as a rising tide of authoritarianism threatens to submerge many of the world’s great capitals. My speech on the Floor:
End of the international road for three of Germany’s World Cup winners
This letter from ALL of Germany’s political leaders is such a brilliant example of what Europe is all about (and how much has changed in 2/3 generations). And what a mature contrast to half baked, narrow minded, crabbed, self-pitying soundbites in the Brexit debate.