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German car goals not tough enough to protect climate, NGOs say

Nov 25 2021

BERLIN Environmental groups hoping for more radical action to promote electric vehicles were disappointed at Germany's new coalition agreement, saying it falls short of what was needed to meet climate goals.

Exclusive-German parties agree on 2030 coal phase-out in coalition talks -sources

Nov 23 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Free Democrats, who are negotiating to form a new government, have agreed to commit to a coal phase-out by 2030 in a coalition deal, sources involved in the talks told Reuters on Tuesday.

EXCLUSIVE-German parties agree on 2030 coal phase-out in coalition talks -sources

Nov 23 2021

BERLIN, Nov 23 Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Free Democrats, who are negotiating to form a new government, have agreed to commit to a coal phase-out by 2030 in a coalition deal, sources involved in the talks told Reuters on Tuesday.

German Greens seek backing to beef up coalition climate commitments

Nov 04 2021

BERLIN Germany's Greens urged activist groups to lobby their would-be government coalition partners to accept stronger climate protection measures, after supporters of the party expressed dismay that a draft deal did not go far enough.

Exclusive-Germany to slash renewable power fee to ease burden of higher energy bills - sources

Oct 14 2021

BERLIN Germany is planning to ease the pressure on consumers from rising energy bills by cutting the surcharge which helps fund renewable energy investment by 43% next year, industry and government sources told Reuters on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-German train drivers call holiday season strike over wages

Aug 10 2021

* Cargo disruptions to tighten supply bottlenecks (Releads, adds economists, lobbies comments)

CDU will Arbeitnehmer und Firmen entlasten

Jun 14 2021

Berlin Die CDU will mit einer klaren Absage an Steuererhöhungen in den Wahlkampf ziehen.

Lokführergewerkschaft plant Bahn-Streik zu Beginn der Reisewelle

Jun 08 2021

Berlin Bahn-Reisende müssen in der Sommerreisezeit mit Verspätungen und Zugausfällen durch Streiks rechnen.

Regierung setzt sich in Klima-Programm höhere Ziele für Wind- und Solar-Energie

Jun 02 2021

Berlin Die Bundesregierung will Deutschland deutlich schärfere Vorgaben für Wind- und Solar-Energie bis 2030 in ihrem Klimaschutz-Sofortprogramm setzen.

Union sagt Nein - CO2-Preis-Beteiligung von Vermietern vorm Aus

Jun 01 2021

Berlin Die geplante Beteiligung der Vermieter an den CO2-Preis-Kosten steht trotz einer Einigung in der Regierung vor dem Aus.

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