German government agrees $60 billion climate policy package

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German government agrees $60 billion climate policy package

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a meeting of the called Climate Cabinet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The Climate Cabinet in a committee of German government ministers and advisors to develop strategies for Germany to fight the climate change. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Three persons stand on ice blocks under gallows to protest against the climate policy prior to a 'Friday for Future' climate protest in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protests of the 'Friday For Futurte' movement against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a telephone call on a balcony of the Chacellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The German government is scrambling to agree a package of measures for tackling global warming, as protesters prepare to stage rallies across the country demanding decisive action against climate change. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 photo a giant poster showing German Chacellor Angela Merkel, right, and the chairwomen of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, left, is displayed in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. The German government is scrambling to agree a package of measures for tackling global warming, as protesters prepare to stage rallies across the country demanding decisive action against climate change. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Protesters hold a banner during a bicycle parade in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as part of the 'Friday For Future' global strike. Similar rallies are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Activists block a road in Frankfurt, Germany, during rush hour on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as part of the 'Friday For Future' global strike. Protests are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, fifth from left, leads a meeting of the called Climate Cabinet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The Climate Cabinet in a committee of German government ministers and advisors to develop strategies for Germany to fight the climate change. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

German government agrees $60 billion climate policy package

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a meeting of the called Climate Cabinet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The Climate Cabinet in a committee of German government ministers and advisors to develop strategies for Germany to fight the climate change. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Three persons stand on ice blocks under gallows to protest against the climate policy prior to a 'Friday for Future' climate protest in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protests of the 'Friday For Futurte' movement against the increase of carbon dioxide emissions are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a telephone call on a balcony of the Chacellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The German government is scrambling to agree a package of measures for tackling global warming, as protesters prepare to stage rallies across the country demanding decisive action against climate change. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 photo a giant poster showing German Chacellor Angela Merkel, right, and the chairwomen of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, left, is displayed in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. The German government is scrambling to agree a package of measures for tackling global warming, as protesters prepare to stage rallies across the country demanding decisive action against climate change. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Protesters hold a banner during a bicycle parade in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as part of the 'Friday For Future' global strike. Similar rallies are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Activists block a road in Frankfurt, Germany, during rush hour on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as part of the 'Friday For Future' global strike. Protests are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, fifth from left, leads a meeting of the called Climate Cabinet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The Climate Cabinet in a committee of German government ministers and advisors to develop strategies for Germany to fight the climate change. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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