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Studio Berlin, broadcast August 5, 2020: How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted climate change policies and the environment?

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Studio Berlin, broadcast August 5, 2020: How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted climate change policies and the environment?

With the COVID-19 health crisis still at the top of Germany’s agenda, have climate change policies fallen to the wayside? Or has the pandemic provided a test run in crisis management?

Host Sylvia Cunningham discusses these questions with Clara Mayer, a press speaker for Fridays for Future in Berlin; Jakob Schlandt from the Energy & Climate briefing of the Berlin newspaper, Der Tagesspiegel; and Dr. Kira Vinke, who is a scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

This show was produced by Monika Müller-Kroll and Sylvia Cunningham.  

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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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