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German Government Waters Down Climate Bill — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

German government is preparing a law to fight climate change, but many of its elements have now been cut or scaled back, the Spiegel magazine has reported. The news comes ahead of an Extinction Rebellion rally. Climate activists have been camping out in front of Angela Merkel’s office The final draft of the new climate […]

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Energy Ruin? German Expert: Fridays-For-Future Demands Would Cost Households $1150 – A Month! — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Fritz Vahrenholt: Merkel’s stricter climate targets to cost Germany another 3 trillion euros. The stricter climate protection targets recently announced by Chancellor Angela Merkel at a Protestant Church Congress would put a considerable burden on the German economy and every single household. If the goal formulated by Merkel to increase the CO2 reduction target from […]

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German Green Leader Apologises for Blaming Merkel’s Trembling on Global Warming — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

German Green Leader Apologises for Blaming Merkel’s Trembling on Global Warming German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, gestures as she speaks during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder Guest essay by Eric Worrall German Green Leader Annalena Baerbock […]

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German Chancellor Backs “Climate Change” Student Strikes — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared to voice support for German students abandoning their lessons and attending climate change demonstrations. Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes 2 March 2019 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she supports school students’ protests about climate change. It appears to contradict some education…

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Energy costs a factor as Germans worry about old-age poverty — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

German Chancellor Merkel surveys an offshore wind site [image credit: evwind.es] The bad news for Germans is that energy costs as a percentage of income seem set to rise inexorably under current policies aimed at eliminating coal and nuclear power generation. That means spending even more on expensive and unreliable renewables plus vast new transmission […]

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Angela Merkel: Nation States Must Be Willing to “Give Up Their Sovereignty” — Infowars

 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an audience in Berlin that “nation states should be willing to give up their sovereignty” and that governments shouldn’t listen to their own citizens on matters of immigration.During an event aimed at combating populism entitled Parliamentarism in the Tension of Globalization and National Sovereignty, Merkel brazenly said that “nation-states should…

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Merkel: EU States Must Prepare to Hand National Sovereignty over to Brussels — Swords of the Forgotten

 

ㅤ”’Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty,’ Merkel said, speaking at an event organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin on Wednesday.” ㅤFull story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/23/18. See “merkel, germany, brussels, conservative.”

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Merkel protégé eyes female quota for lawmakers, takes aim at dual citizenship — peoples trust toronto

 

https://ift.tt/2BcMJOx November 17, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leading polls to succeed Angela Merkel as head of Germany’s Christian Democrats, said she would consider legislation to ensure better representation of women in parliament, unless her party changed its approach. A new poll conducted for public broadcaster ARD showed 46 percent of CDU supporters backed […]

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Macron and Merkel – emotion and unity on Armistice Day centenary — Your NZ

Angela Merkel, the first German leader since World War 2 to visit the site where the World War 1 armistice site, has joined with French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron in an emotional show of unity in events marking the centenary of Armistice Day. BBC: Macron and Merkel mark end of World War One French President […]

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CLEXIT: Bolsonaro In Brazil, Merkel Out in Germany: The UN Paris Climate Gang Is Breaking Up —

https://www.thegwpf.com/bolsonaro-in-merkel-out-the-paris-climate-gang-is-breaking-up/ Bolsonaro In, Merkel Out: The Paris Climate Gang Is Breaking Up Only 16 Countries Meet Their Paris Agreement Commitments, New Study Finds While Brazil has elected a climate sceptical president, Germany’s ‘climate chancellor’ Angela Merkel has announced that she is gradually stepping down from her political roles. Green news outlets are voicing concern…

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Merkel’s last term as German and European leader — Your NZ

Angela Merkel has announced that she won’t stand again for leadership of the CDU party later this year, nor as chancellor of Germany, but she intends seeing out the current term (to 2021). This is the moment that will go down as the start of a new era in German politics. Angela #Merkel announces she […]

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Merkel Out: German Chancellor Will Not Seek Reelection As Immigration Debate Rocks The Country — Daily Wire

After nearly two decades as a political powerhouse, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she will not be seeking re-election when her mandate finishes in 2021.

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Merkel Blasts UK’s Post-Brexit Trade Deal —

Speaking at the Federation of German Industries (BDI) conference in Berlin on Tuesday, the German chancellor said Britain can’t have it all when it comes to a post-Brexit trade deal. German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed the notion of Britain enjoying the access to EU single market for goods only after Brexit.The Chequers plan proposed by…

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Germany’s retreat from Paris Climate Accord goals — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Germany’s retreat from Paris Climate Accord goals Via Reuters: Merkel says EU should meet existing emissions aims, not set new ones A proliferation of extreme weather events around the world provides ample evidence that climate change is a reality, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, but she rejected calls for more ambitious climate protection […]

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Merkel rejects EU proposal for sharper emissions cuts targets — peoples trust toronto

 

https://ift.tt/2P4ba4P August 26, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected on Sunday a proposal, floated by the European Commission last month, of setting new, stricter emissions cuts targets, saying EU countries should focus on meeting the targets they have already set themselves. The Commission’s climate change chief, Miguel Arias Canete, said last month […]

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Merkel’s conservatives hit 12-year low in German poll — peoples trust toronto

 

https://ift.tt/2Ooeecq July 29, 2018 BERLIN (Reuters) – Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc, trying to move beyond a bitter dispute over migrant policy that threatened the coalition, has fallen to its lowest level since 2006, a poll showed on Sunday. The Emnid poll published in Bild am Sonntag showed Merkel’s Christian Democrats and […]

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Merkel’s allies told to show Christian values in immigration policy — peoples trust toronto

 

https://ift.tt/2NXltbf July 18, 2018 By Riham Alkousaa BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies, who are pressing her to toughen up immigration policy, should remember their Christian roots and show a sense of responsibility toward the poor and weak, the head of the Catholic Church in Germany said. Horst Seehofer, leader of the Bavarian […]

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Germany’s Migrant Policy: Why Trump Was Right — peoples trust toronto

Authored by Vijeta Uniyal via The Gatestone Institute, US President Donald Trump attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migrant policy this week. The people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition,” he tweeted on June 18. “Crime in Germany is way up. Big mistake made all over Europe in […]

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Migration fight erodes support for German conservatives; far-right AfD gains — The Crusader Journal

BERLIN (Reuters) – Divisions in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc have weakened public support for her “grand coalition” and pushed the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party to its highest ratings, a poll published on Sunday showed. The poll conducted by Emnid for the Bild am Sonntag newspaper showed Merkel’s conservative bloc at 31 […]

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Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU — The Crusader Journal

By Gabriela Baczynska and Crispian Balmer BRUSSELS/ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe. The leaders of four central European states, meanwhile, confirmed they would boycott an EU mini-summit […]

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‘Destiny Day’ for Merkel as Allies Set to Issue Migration Ultimatum — The Counter Jihad Report

Breitbart, by Virginia Hale, June 18, 2018: German media has described Monday as the ‘day of destiny’ for Angela Merkel and her position as leader, with the Chancellor set to be issued an ultimatum over asylum rules. The coalition between the Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its conservative Bavarian allies is in crisis over […]

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Angela Merkel’s German government facing collapse over her immigration stance — Fellowship of the Minds

Shocker, not. From Fox News: Angela Merkel’s government is on the brink as the German chancellor battles her coalition partners on immigration and asylum seekers. The coalition between Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) has fractured over the latter’s new proposed policy that would turn away more asylum seekers at the country’s borders. The policy […]

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Merkel Backs Macron’s European Army Initiative — peoples trust toronto

German Chancellor Angela Merkel removed one of the biggest barriers to the creation of a European Army on Tuesday when she told a German newspaper that she supported the idea “in principle,” according to RT. “I am in favor of President Macron’s proposal for an intervention initiative,” the German chancellor told Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper on […]

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Czech leader opposes Merkel’s idea of EU immigration ‘flexibility’ — The Crusader Journal

By Robert Muller PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic opposed on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s idea of a flexible European Union approach to migration and an independent border police, saying protecting frontiers should be up to individual member states. Prague, along with other central European governments, has rejected a quota system drawn up by […]

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Political opposition to uncontrolled immigration in Germany — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Things are heating up in Germany with political opposition to uncontrolled immigration. This is an excellent speech by AfD politician Dr. Gottfried Curio, who concludes his speech by saying that Merkel belongs in court and not in parliament: The post Political opposition to uncontrolled immigration in Germany appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked |…

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Merkel ally favors new election if SPD rejects coalition — The Crusader Journal

MUNICH (Reuters) – The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies, Horst Seehofer, said on Wednesday that Germany should hold a fresh election if members of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) voted against a new coalition with her conservative bloc. The SPD’s 464,000 members are voting in a postal ballot on whether to endorse their […]

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UK PM May to meet Germany’s Merkel on Friday — The Crusader Journal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as Britain and its European Union partners head into crunch negotiations about Brexit. May is hoping to clinch a deal next month for a transition period that would smooth Britain’s exit from the European Union in 2019. […]

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There is danger now in Germany of a weak, centrist government – with extremists flourishing on both sides — Conservative Home

It is more than possible that by forming a new coalition with the Social Democrats, Angela Merkel has dug her own grave. Many of her own Christian Democrats are appalled by her behaviour. “She doesn’t believe in anything,” as one furious German conservative put it yesterday. “She’s just completely caving in to the SPD [the…

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