At the UN’s COP 22 climate conference in Marrakech, the international community closed ranks despite (or perhaps because of?) the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president. Thanks to its swift ratification by currently more than 110 countries, negotiations on the technical implementation of the Paris Agreement could begin. The pace must increase significantly, however, if the 1.5°C limit is still to be met.
On October 3rd 2016, Oliver Krischer vice-president of the green parliamentary group in the German Bundestag gave this presentation on the development of environmental policies as policy area in Germany.