Greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing industry fell by nearly 23 % between 1995 and 2016.Over the same period, productivity grew by about 49 %.Overall greenhouse gas emissions in Germany should fall by 95 % compared to 1990 by 2050. read more
Energy consumption in manufacturing hardly changed at all between 1995 and 2016.The energy consumption in the sectorhas been declining slightly since 2005.Germany’s primary energy consumption should fall by 50 % by 2050. The manufacturing sector will have to contribute to it. read more
Approximately 6 % of industrial production in Germany can be used to protect the environment, e.g. for noise protection or climate mitigation.In 2015, potential environmental protection goods worth about 83.4 billion euros were produced in Germany.The production of environmental protection goods has slightly increased since 2013. read more
For our environment
The impact of climate change will be felt more strongly in the future – and in Germany too. This is the conclusion reached in what is called the vulnerability analysis, a comprehensive study on Germany's vulnerability to climate change.