Interview: Svenja Schulze on Germany’s Council presidency

The German environment minister speaks to ENDS about the challenges of holding the EU Council presidency during a pandemic, the prospects of a ‘green recovery’ and what we can expect from this year’s federal elections.

by Simon Pickstone
Schulze outside the chancellery in Berlin, December 2020. “If you had told me five years ago that we would be discussing how to protect insects to this extent, I would have probably not believed it.” Photo: Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images
Schulze outside the chancellery in Berlin, December 2020. “If you had told me five years ago that we would be discussing how to protect insects to this extent, I would have probably not believed it.” Photo: Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images

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