The left party adopted its climate action plan to a large extent. Two key chapters were moved.
BERLIN taz | The Bundestag group of the Left has decided the principle the dispute on the future of climate policy is only partly attached to it. At the time of their retreat in the Brandenburg Rheinsberg, the Bundestag deputies of the left party, the far-reaching and of environmental associations-praised "plan of action for climate justice" on Thursday evening, for the most part as a group opinion adopted.
A request of the economic policy spokesman Klaus Ernst, to promote the action plan for a no-obligation "discussion paper," down, was rejected, was it out of the group. Other applications of Serious, in which some of the low influence of Germany on the world climate, it should be stressed, found no majority.
Fully the debate around climate policy positioning of the Left is not were but. Because two of the Central chapters of the action plan on the topics of energy and transport – were not decided at the time of the exam yet.
From this Chapter would Seriously leave the key requirements of stress – such as the prohibition of the internal combustion engine by 2030 and a ban on short-haul flights for all the routes that can be placed in 5 hours with the train back.
Also the question of whether Germany will supply predominantly even with renewable energies or in the future, large-scale synthetic fuels from other countries to import, thus is more open. Be decided to sessions over the two remaining chapters in the next regular Group, it said.Updated Date: 10 January 2020, 14:00