Germany missed its 2021 climate target and is on its way to missing it again in 2022 and in the following year as well. Vice-Chancellor Robert Habeck said that the country “must triple the pace of emission cuts” to reach its 2030 target.
- According to official figures published in December Germany has cut emissions by 40% relative to 1990, and now, it needs to cut another 25% to meet its 2030 target
- The government is preparing a package of legislation to be published around Easter
- The package includes – solar acceleration, extra space for onshore wind energy, control of electricity price, carbon contracts for difference, a review of building energy law, doubling hydrogen production
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