Climate activists, environmental groups and those affected by climate change
South Asia want it Federal government judicially for more climate protection
to force. Greenpeace, Deutsche Umwelthilfe, Fridays for Future and other organizations provided three
Constitutional complaints. In it they require a revision and
Tightening of the climate package adopted in December.
The lawsuit is being carried out by 15 victims from Bangladesh and Nepal,
announced the German environmental aid (DUH). The two states belonged to
the "countries immediately threatened by the climate crisis". Another
The lawsuit was filed by ten children and young people from Germany
submitted, "which will hit the consequences of the climate crisis hard in the future
"From today, there is also the question of whether that
The Federal Government's failure to act is compatible with the Basic Law ",
said activist Luisa Neubauer from Fridays for Future,
Constitutional complaints are the logical step after the big ones
Protests last year.
"A speed limit can be implemented very quickly"
Jürgen Resch, head of German Environmental Aid, asked the federal government to
"Back room agreements with industry and corporations", such as
Automakers to quit. effective climate Protection be possible and "a
Speed limit can be implemented very quickly, as the example of the Netherlands shows ",
Environmental aid demanded from the
Federal government, its "blockade against renewable energies"
to give up – for example with onshore wind energy. She would
Taking lignite power plants off the grid, "we would overnight 28
Avoid Millions of Tons of CO2 ". Living and building should also
Become CO2 neutral. This requires new standards and a ban on
new oil and gas heaters.
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