Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (; née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician and a former research scientist, who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000. She is the first woman to hold either office.

On the one hand we want climate protections measures to be effective to meet our commitments, on the other hand we want to be economically sensible and act in a socially acceptable way so that all people can afford climate protection.