Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan
Monday, 12 August 2019 () The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday to ditch their balanced budget goal and finance a climate protection plan with new debt.
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth in the UK on Wednesday (August 14) bound for New York.
The electricity onboard the racing yacht will come from wind turbines and solar panels, meaning the journey has a zero carbon footprint.
The Atlantic crossing is expected to...