OVER A YEAR Previously, protesters set themselves up in and around the 250-year-old oak and beech trees of Danenrader, a forest and water reserve in Hessen, southern Germany. From tall tree houses and makeshift huts, they pledge to protect 27 hectares of “Danny.” A49 highway. Police began eviction protesters, causing brawls, arrests, and a small number of injuries. But what looks like a familiar environmental protest resonates beyond the wilderness of Hessen, especially for the German Green. Danen Radar tests the party’s ability to balance its radical promises with its ambitions to govern.
Nationally opposed Greens are clamoring for a moratorium on highway construction. However, in 11 of Germany’s 16 states, including Hessen, they form part of the ruling coalition, which means tackling a nasty government compromise. Hesse’s Minister of Green Economy and Transport, Tarek al-Wazir, A49 However, the highway is the responsibility of the federal government and it is obligatory to implement it.Bettina Hoffman, Green MP Fight to stop A49, state and national political parties claim to be united by relying on the federal government to suspend the project. But the tension is clear.
In recent years, the Greens have been splitting: aiming to harness the energy of climate change like Friday for the future (FFF) While reaching beyond the foundations of wealthy urbanites-including the types of voters that may be used A49. The success of Annalena Baerbock and Robert Habeck, the two leaders of the Greens, who put the party in second place in polls, seemed to end tensions among the Greens’ centrists. Realo And radicals Fundi Wings. But a new generation of activists are complaining to the party they see as not fully committed to fulfilling Germany’s commitment to climate change. “Greens sometimes think we don’t know what a’climate emergency’means,” says Luisa Neubauer. FFF Activists and party members.
Stocks are important. In Baden-Württemberg, the only state in which Greens leads the ruling coalition, activists frustrated by the comfort of the party with the auto industry have created a “climate list” against the March state elections. The state’s green premiere, Winfried Kretschmann, says Liszt threatens his reelection bid. Party insiders complain that young activists do not understand democratic give-and-take. The dominance of climate politics helped the rise of green politics. Now it complicates it.
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This article was published in the printed version of the European section under the heading “Green on green”.
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