Germany

Policies

  • National Hydrogen Strategy (NWS)
    Executive
    2020
    This document was adopted by the Federal Government to establish a  framework for the transport, use and reuse of hydrogen and corresponding innovations and investments. It defines the steps that are necessary to contribute to the achievement of the climate goals, to create new value chains for t...
  • Economic stimulus package
    Executive
    2020
    Germany's 130 billion euro stimulus package deals with climate change action in several ways. First, it ensures federal support to the financing of local public transport. To this end, the federal government will increase the regionalisation funds once by 2.5 billion euros this year. The federal ...
  • Climate Action Plan 2050
    Executive
    2016
    Germany's Climate Action Plan 2050 outlines the process for achieving the country's climate targets for all sectors in line with the Paris Agreement, including energy, the built environment, transportation, industry and business and agriculture and forestry. The plan also outlines emissions reduc...
  • Action Programme on Climate Protection 2020
    Executive
    2014
    Published by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, and adopted by cabinet, the Action Programme on Climate Protection 2020 contains measures to be implemented by 2020 in order to reach Germany's goal of cutting GHGs by at least 40% compared wi...
  • German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (DAS)
    Executive
    2008
    Last change in December, 2011
    The Strategy creates a framework for adapting to the impacts of climate change. It primarily describes the contribution of the Federation, thus acting as a guide for other actors. The Strategy lays the foundation for a medium-term, step-by-step process undertaken in co-operation with the federal ...
  • Energy Concept for an Environmentally Sound, Reliable and Affordable Energy Supply
    Executive
    2010
    The Federal Government's Energy Concept for an Environmentally Sound, Reliable and Affordable Energy Supply sets out a long-term energy strategy to 2050 that will provide an environmentally sound, reliable and affordable energy supply. Scientifically-tested monitoring every three years, to be pub...
  • Integrated Climate and Energy Programme (IEKP)
    Executive
    2007
    Last change in December, 2008
    This programme has as its guiding principles security of supply, economic efficiency and environmental protection. The integrated climate and energy programme aims to cut GHG emissions by 40% by 2020 compared with 1990 levels. Through 29 measures, the programme addresses issues including CHP gen...
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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