So-called Germany: Despite rising popular demands towards an end to coal mining backed by a strong climate action movement and gradually declining climate-damaging emissions within the energy industry, traffic remains a serious climate killer. The reasons therefor are that traffic related emissions have not been reduced for the last 40 years and instead of containing motorised private transport, politics still support the highly profitable sales of extremely climate-damaging SUVs.
After the massive demo in Munich against in Bavaria last Thursday, Bavarian parliament voted for the the new police law last night.
After many demonstrations in cities across the German state Bavaria, more than 40.000 people took the streets in Munich earlier today. The authoritarian CSU, Bavaria’s sister party of Merkel’s CDU and coalition party in the German federal government, is governing Bavaria with an absolute majority but resistance is growing.