On 23 November 2022, Dr. Stephan Sina, Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute, participated as an expert in a hearing of the Hessian State Parliament's Committee for Environment, Climate Protection, Agriculture and Consumer Protection on the Government draft of a Hessian Act on the Promotion of Climate Protection and Adaptation to the Consequences of Climate Change. Together with about 40 associations and experts, he commented on the draft law and answered questions from members of parliament.
The written statement of Stephan Sina is published on the website of the Hessian State Parliament (Part 5, pages 284-294) and is available here separately as a download.
Stephan Sina has been working on climate change legislation at federal and state level since 2009 and has supported the Federal Ministry of the Environment as well as the environmental ministries of Baden-Württemberg and Berlin in the process of developing their respective climate change acts. As an expert, he participated in 2020 in a hearing of the Bavarian State Parliament on the draft Bavarian Climate Protection Act, and in 2021 in a hearing of the Hessian State Parliament on the draft of the SPD parliamentary group for a Hessian State Climate Change Act.