Greta Thunberg, a Swedish “green girl”, met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on August 20, local time, along with several other “climate activists”. According to Reuters and other foreign media reports, they discussed the climate crisis and measures to deal with global warming. Tongberry is more “anti guest oriented”, calling on Merkel “to have enough courage to consider long-term issues”. According to a German government spokesman, Merkel held about 90 minutes of talks with tonberg and his party in the Chancellery. During the talk, Merkel introduced to the other party Germany’s priorities on climate policy during the current EU presidency, the EU’s goal of achieving climate neutrality by 2050 and Germany’s medium-term goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. After the talks, tonberry told reporters that Merkel was very friendly, but she had a great responsibility and a great opportunity to become a “world leader in response to climate change”. < / P > < p > “at the end of the day, we should all start to treat the climate crisis like any other crisis.” Tonberry said she and other “climate activists” called on Merkel to pay more attention to climate change and step up its response. “What we want is leaders, and we want leaders to be able to jump out of the comfort zone, to think about the problems ahead, and to think bravely for the long term,” said tonberry < / P > < p > according to “environmental protection girl”, she thinks that now people have entered the “squirrel wheel”, or “hamster wheel”, and everyone is blaming each other. Unless this “vicious circle” can be completely broken, nothing can be done. < / P > < p > on the same day, three other “climate activists” participated in the talks with tomberg, namely, Luisa Neubauer of Germany, anuna de wever van der Heyden of Belgium and Adelaide Charlier. A spokesman for the German government said that Merkel, tombery and others agreed that global warming poses a threat to the world and that industrialized countries have a special responsibility to deal with this threat. “The basis of these efforts is the consistent implementation of the Paris climate agreement,” the spokesman stressed Novel coronavirus pneumonia has been recognized earlier this week by the German government, Reuters reported. If the new crown pneumonia outbreak had not caused economic damage and led to a significant decline in greenhouse gas emissions, Germany could not achieve its 2020 climate target.
According to the previous plans and commitments of the German government, greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced by 40% by 2020 compared with 1990.