News Digest Item
24 Nov 2016

“Germany will miss its climate target 2020”


Germany will not be able to reach its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target of 40 percent, compared to 1990, according to a draft of the federal environment ministry’s Climate Protection Report 2016, seen by Tagesspiegel. The targets set for the transport sector are especially likely to be missed, writes Dagmar Dehmer. “All of the […] measures in the transport sector lead to less CO₂ reduction than projected by the federal government.” The environment ministry will discuss the report with interest groups this week and plans to publish a final version in December.

Read the article in German here.

Also read the CLEW article Ministry projections highlight risk of Germany missing emissions goal.

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