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Austria: Minister Gewessler and a deliberate coalition murder

Austria: Minister Gewessler and a deliberate coalition murder
Austria: Minister Gewessler and a deliberate coalition murder

After the open rebellion of the Austrian Environment Minister against the Chancellor, the government coalition is at an end – and yet it continues. The last days of a coalition are enough to make you shake your head.

One thing has to be said for the Austrians: their government representatives cannot be accused of a lack of political enthusiasm and commitment. While Chancellor Olaf Scholz is accused of a kind of government apathy here, political earthquakes shake the granite foundations of the Alpine republic with astonishing regularity.

There was another earthquake on Monday, and this time the epicenter was in Luxembourg. There, the Austrian Environment Minister Leonore Gewessler had cast the decisive vote in the EU Council to pass a historic EU environmental protection law. The only problem is:

Source: Stern

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