- Thirty-three-year-old Austria's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has formed a significant coalition between the People's Party and the Greens
- The coalition is seen as a new move that would help the country's economy and climate neutrality
- Among other things, the main focus is to make the country climate neutral by the year 2040, a move some have called expensive
New Austria's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has achieved a great feat by forming a coalition between two political parties in his country as he was sworn in by President Alexander Van der Bellen.
The political collaboration happened between his People’s Party and the Greens in the bid to battle climate change, Bloomberg reports.
With the coalition, there will be a smooth combination between Kurz’s passion for migration and deficits, and Werner Kogler's, the Green’s party leader, interest in climate change.
Gernor Bluemel, Kurz’s finance minister and Kogler’s “super minister”, Leonore Gewessler, will work on how to reposition the country’s economy, reduce tax burdens and fix climate by 2040.
Inga Fechner, a well-known economist, has said that fixing taxes and achieving climate neutrality at the said time is very expensive.
“Reducing the tax burden or reaching climate neutrality by 2040 are costly plans. The budgeting of the government’s plans is not yet entirely clear,” he said.
It should be noted that the new coalition has been reported as a big change from Kurz’s former merger with Freedom Party. With the new government, the executives will be made of seven men and eight women.
It has been said that the country’s new coalition could be seen as a promising example for politicians wanting to stabilize their government by conquering the threat of “right-wing” populism.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the world’s youngest prime minister, Sanna Marin, of Finland would be introducing a 4-day working week and 6-hour days.
The young prime minister's massive reform would allow workers to spend more time with family and enjoy their lives, culture and hobbies.
"People deserve to spend more time with their families, loved ones, hobbies and other aspects of life, such as culture. This could be the next step for us in working life," the prime minister said.
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