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Green Party Co-Leader Annalena Baerbock on Coalition Talks "The Government Currently Being Formed Is Finally Going to Act"

Germany is still in the process of putting together a government following the September election. Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock speaks to DER SPIEGEL about progress on climate policy, the challenges of a three-party coalition and why German autobahns are not getting a speed limit.
Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock at the seat of German parliament in Berlin

Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock at the seat of German parliament in Berlin

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"A government of progress should of course not base its orientation on the last century."
Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock with DER SPIEGEL journalists Martin Knobbe (left), Valerie Höhne and Jonas Schaible

Green Party co-leader Annalena Baerbock with DER SPIEGEL journalists Martin Knobbe (left), Valerie Höhne and Jonas Schaible

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"For climate protection in transport, the end of the fossil-fuel combustion engine is decisive and that is now coming."