Environmental groups and Germany’s Green Party have criticized the Government’s new plan to reduce the country’s CO2 emissions.
What can individuals and businesses do to help Germany reach its climate goals? This week on Studio Berlin, host Nikki Motson discusses questions about energy efficiency with Martin Bornholdt from DENEFF, Laurenz Hermann from CO2 Online and Tim Kauermann founder of “Berlin Kann Mehr.”
A children’s shower gel packaged in animal shapes has been taken off the shelves at Rossmann after it was discovered the product could be contaminated with potentially dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germs. In other news, the Berlin Senate is in the process of amending the mobility law to make the city safer for pedestrians.
The latest development in the VW diesel scandal: German broadcaster Südwestrundfunk says new engines produced by Volkswagen also have emissions cheating software installed. If true, engines in several other car brands could also be holding the illegal tech. More in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.