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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will be reduced by around 1.2 percent next year, industry sources said on Friday.
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2017-10-13 08:25:17
Sunday, August 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after a series of emissions scandals, saying the fuel is still needed if climate change targets are to be met.
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2017-08-20 13:31:57
Friday, August 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany believes the European Commission will propose quotas for electric cars in its next review of measures to cut emissions, a spokesman for the German environment ministry said on Friday.
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2017-08-11 11:09:46
Saturday, July 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German environment ministry has rejected calls from two of the country's states for tax incentives to promote the sale of low-emission modern diesel and electric cars.
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2017-07-29 11:25:03
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - As anti-globalization activists took to the streets in Hamburg ahead of this week's G20 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday leaders will have to focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth rather than their own prosperity.
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2017-07-02 11:26:05
Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Tackling climate change will be one of the central tasks of the upcoming Hamburg G20 summit of the world's largest economies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Thursday following the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris climate pact.
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2017-06-29 06:02:07
Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - In the aftermath of Britain's departure from the European Union and the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris climate pact, the bloc's remaining members must take greater responsibility for "existential" challenges the world faces, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
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2017-06-29 05:33:01
Saturday, June 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MEXICO CITY/BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking to bolster support among G20 members for tackling climate change ahead of a summit in Hamburg next month, while trying to avoid giving the impression she is rallying an anti-U.S. alliance, German government sources say.
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2017-06-10 10:19:06
Friday, June 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save what German Chancellor Angela Merkel called "our Mother Earth", standing firmly against President Donald Trump's decision to take the United States out of the Paris climate change pact.
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2017-06-02 10:46:37
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged world nations on Tuesday to work together to fight global warming and, in a bid to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to drop any plans to ditch the Paris climate deal, argued there would be economic benefits.
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2017-05-23 09:52:42