The title "Dinosaur of the Year" has been conferred upon Federal economy minister Günter Rexrodt by the Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU), which has named him chief environmental sinner in 1996. The nature protection organisation has honoured Rexrodt for his untiring efforts "to block even the smallest signs of progress in environmental policy," says NABU president Jochen Flasbarth. He was referring to Rexrodt's draft for a new energy sector law presented last year which NABU claims promoted the waste of energy.
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