Volker Wissing, Germany’s transport minister, has argued that if amendments to the country’s climate laws are not brought in soon, he could be required to impose Draconian measures, such as a driving ban on weekends. Opponents have called the argument “false.”
Wissing is a member of the Free Democrat party and has long opposed climate measures such as speed limits on the Autobahn. Now, he is pushing for the government to introduce an amendment to allow heavily polluting industries to emit more than legally acceptable, as long as other industries pollute less to balance it all out across the country.

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Germany Threatens To Ban Weekend Driving

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