A Plea for a New Climate Strategy Europe Shouldn't Try So Hard to Save the Planet

As the United Nations climate change conference in Doha wraps up, many environmentalists are feeling hopeless about the lack of progress. But in a SPIEGEL interview, German government advisor Kai Konrad says that Berlin and Europe are taking the wrong approach to motivating others.
'Instead of building wind turbines, we should build higher dikes,' says Konrad.

'Instead of building wind turbines, we should build higher dikes,' says Konrad.

Foto: Marius Becker/ dpa
Interview by Alexander Neubacher. Translation from the German by Ella Ornstein.
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