Interview with German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen 'China Doesn't Want to Lead, and the US Cannot'

German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen talks to SPIEGEL about the failure of the Copenhagen climate summit, why neither China nor the US can take the lead in the fight against global warming and Germany's role in the new world order.
Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle
Foto: PARTHAJIT DATTA/ AFP
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Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle

Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle
Foto: PARTHAJIT DATTA/ AFP
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Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle

Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle
Foto: PARTHAJIT DATTA/ AFP
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Photo Gallery: The Copenhagen Debacle

Interview conducted by Dirk Kurbjuweit and Christian Schwägerl.