by Spencer Fernando
January 10, 2018
Reality intrudes on unattainable climate policy plans.
As part of what appears to be a new coalition deal, the German government led by Angela Merkel will abandon their 2020 climate target.
According to Reuters, “Germany’s would-be coalition partners have agreed to drop plans to lower carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2020, sources familiar with negotiations said on Monday — a potential embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel.”
The reason Germany will miss their targets (aside from them being set way too high in the first place), is that massive immigration and a growth in the size of the overall economy means the targets can’t realistically be met.
Somehow, they were ignorant of the fact that economic growth and more people in a country both contribute to increased emissions, meaning any plan that doesn’t take that into account is doomed to fail.
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