Photo Gallery: Baden-Württemberg's New Green Governor
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Photo Gallery: Baden-Württemberg's New Green Governor

First Green State Governor 'I Want a Quiet Revolution'

Winfried Kretschmann, 62, is the new governor of Baden-Württemberg and the first-ever leader of a German state from the Green Party. In a SPIEGEL interview, he talks about redefining economic growth, his plans to make industry more environmentally friendly and the future of nuclear power in Germany.
Interview conducted by Konstantin von Hammerstein and Simone Kaiser. Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt.