News Digest Item
12 Jan 2018

Economists debate future of energy transition in light of 2020 climate target miss

Institute for Economic Research (ifo)

Germany’s likely failure to meet 2020 climate targets highlights the question of what direction energy policy should take in the future, according to the Institute for Economic Research (ifo). A collection of short papers by contributors such as Claudia Kemfert (DIW German Institute for Economic Research), Manfred Fischedick (Wuppertal Institute), Marc Oliver Bettzüge (Köln University) and Felix Matthes (Institute for Applied Ecology) highlights how economists’ views differ on the issue.

Find the paper in German here.


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