Angela Merkel is still hailed as the “Environment Chancellor” in mainstream media. Merkel and the German political elite have little regard for the environment. While Germans meticulously sort the rubbish and buy organic food, their government support diesel cheating devices, the mining of lignite, and sabotages renewable energy. Their policy is the same for the EU.
Catalonia’s High Court of Justice has barred Catalan president Quim Torra from public office for 18 months and also fined him 30,000 euros for disobedience. Read here
Austria’s effort to cut down on truck traffic collides with the EU’s principle of freedom of movement. Read here
The richest nations got richer through rising investment in fossil fuels – and the global warming they caused has made the poorest nations measurably poorer. Read here