News Digest Item
21 Mar 2017

“German CO₂ emissions up despite 'energy transition'”

EU Observer

Peter Teffer writes in an article for EU Observer about the challenges ahead for Germany to reach its climate targets, such as a coal phase-out - which is likely to be discussed after the federal elections in autumn.

Read the article in English here.

For background read the CLEW news digest entry “Transport and cold weather cause emissions to rise” and the CLEW articles German carbon emissions rise in 2016 despite coal use drop and Germany “stands by existing climate targets” – chancellery chief.

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