Germany's Greens lead the charge in Europe

The nomination of Ms Ska Keller marks the provisional high point of an unprecedented rise of the Green parties in Europe, with the German Greens leading the charge.
The nomination of Ms Ska Keller marks the provisional high point of an unprecedented rise of the Green parties in Europe, with the German Greens leading the charge.PHOTO: AFP

BERLIN - The European Greens have put a German politician in the top spot of the candidates for European Commission president.

The nomination of Ms Ska Keller marks the provisional high point of what is probably one of the most remarkable political trends of the year: the unprecedented rise of the Green parties in Europe, with the German Greens leading the charge.

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