BERLIN (AP) — Economists, scientists and environmental activists on Tuesday called on the German government to create a 100 billion euro ($100 billion) fund to fight climate change.

Marcel Fratzscher, president of the German Institute for Economic Research, said the money was needed in part because of Germany’s failure to invest enough in solar and wind power. Adequate funding would have made the country less dependent on fossil fuel imports that now contribute to energy poverty, Fratzscher said.

This page requires JavaScript.

Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings.

kAm“%96D6 >:DE2

kAmp55:E:@?2= E2I C6G6?F6 E92E E96 v6C>2? [email protected]?>6?E:D C646:G:?8 3642FD6 @7 C2>A2?E:?7=2E:@? [email protected]=5 [email protected] [email protected] E96 7F?5[ H9:49 [email protected]=5 [email protected] 2 D:>:=2C 7:?2?4:2= G69:4=6 E96 [email protected]?>6?E k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^2A?6HD][email protected]>^2CE:4=6^CFDD:2F2?Jab_32_5`fe3_hde_ege`7f_dfgbfdd`bQmC646?E=J 4C62E65 [email protected] [email protected]@DE E96 > :=:E2CJk^2m]%C62DFCJ [email protected] 2=C625J H6C6 FA ah 3 :==:@ ? [email protected]:? E96 7:CDE 92=7 @7 E96 J62C[ 96 D2:5]k^am

kAm%96 uC:52JD [email protected] uFEFC6 [email protected] >@G6>6?E[ H9:49 😀 96=A:?8 [email protected] [email protected]@C5:?2E6 2 [email protected]= 4=:>2E6 [email protected] A=2??65 [email protected] ?6IE H66<[ [email protected] E96 [email protected]@D2=]k^am

kAm~?6 @7 :ED [email protected]^2CE:4=6^3:56?D:8?D4=:>2E6962=E93:==h2f7bch72f3_fbgf5a_25e_b7a77cgfdQmSbfd 3:==:@ ? 😕 7656C2= :?G6DE>6?ED [email protected] 7:89E 4=:>2E6 492?86k^2m @G6C E96 564256]k^Am


kAm!2CE @7 E96 >@?6J [email protected]=5 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] 96=A:?8 [email protected]:?8 [email protected]?EC:6D]”F2D49?:? 8 D2:5 6G6?ED DF49 2D E96 k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^2A?6HD][email protected]>^2CE:4=6^[email protected]@5DA2<:de2 d:d="2">[email protected]?:@8FE6CC6Da3h76bec3dh3f7g_c5b3hae4d47gafb`QmC646?E [email protected]@5D:? !2<:de2 d9 e92e>@ F?ED [email protected]=5 36 ?66565 :?E96 [email protected]>:?8 J62CD :7 v6C>2?J H2?ED [email protected] [email protected]=56C :ED D92C6 @7 [email protected]?D:3 :=:EJ [email protected] 4=:>2E6 492?86]k^Am

k9C ^m

[email protected][email protected] p!VD [email protected] @7 4=:>2E6 2?5 E96 6?G:[email protected]?>6?E 2E k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^2A?6HD][email protected]>^9F3^4 =:>2E62?56?G:[email protected]?>6?EQm9EEADi^^2A?6HD][email protected]>^9F3^4=:>2E62?56?G:[email protected]?> 6?Ek^2mk^Am

Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.