Fridays for Future: Neubauer: Transport Minister Wissing has to resign
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Neubauer: Transport Minister Wissing must resign
The climate activist attests to the FDP politician’s “well-documented refusal to work” – his ministry “undermines” the climate goals with a view to the 1.5-degree limit.
The climate protection activist from Fridays for FutureLuisa Neubauer, certifies Transport Minister Volker Wissing’s failure in the fight against global warming and calls for the resignation of the FDP politician.
In the past year it has become clear that white “well-documented refusal to work,” she told the German Press Agency in Berlin. Instead of living up to his primary responsibility in the cabinet and implementing coalition promises and international obligations, his work fell through with an internal review by a commission of experts.
“This failure must have consequences”
Further criticized newbuilder, which is a member of the Greens, the climate goals in traffic have been radically “undermined”. This was shown by the Federal Environment Agency’s official estimate of greenhouse gas emissions last week. “This failure must have consequences,” she demanded. “We expect Chancellor Olaf Scholz to put his foot down and demand Volker Wissing’s resignation.”
In view of the urgent warnings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) before the rapidly escalating climate crisis, Neubauer also referred to the democratic duty of all federal ministers to comply with their own laws, such as the Climate Protection Act. The UN goals and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are clear, and the federal government has also decided to comply with the 1.5 degree limit.
“Translated, that means: We don’t have another legislative period to waste on a transport minister who refuses to do his job.” Neubauer announced that Fridays for Future is an scholz and Wissing will start an online petition demanding his resignation.
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