27 Jun '16, 3pm

Germany Says No To Fracking, Divests From Fossil Fuel Stocks

That was enough to spur the government to act. On Friday, the lower house of the German legislature enacted a ban on fracking. Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she will sign it, making it the law of the land in Germany. “We have a new situation where industry said that without any legal rules, we’ll simply start making requests,” Volker Kauder, parliamentary chief for Merkel’s Christian Democratic-led bloc told reporters last week in Berlin. “Therefore we had to act.”

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