German business leaders are divided on Berlin's plans to tackle the climate crisis. Some economists see it as a start while others say it will cost business billions. Other fear it could put the country's companies at a disadvantage.
As millions of people took to the streets worldwide to demand action on climate change, the German government approved a raft of new measures. But they fell way short of requirements, writes DW's Martin Muno.
Dozens of climate protesters tied themselves to a train track in front of a freight train to protest the German government's 'failed climate policy.'
The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happen in Germany.
Already struggling to keep aging vehicles on the road, low-wage workers could be forgotten in the electomobility age. Climate crisis or not, policymakers face increasing pressure to ensure everyone can stay mobile.
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