Germany in 2050 – a greenhouse gas-neutral country

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Industrialised countries can also achieve a climate-friendly per capita output of greenhouse gases.
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The UBA study "Germany in 2050 – a greenhouse gas-neutral country" is now available in English. The study shows: It is technically feasible for Germany to become greenhouse gas neutral by 2050.

The scenario chosen in the study considers the issue from a purely national perspective and does not include interaction with other countries. Based on a national greenhouse gas reduction target of 95% by 2050 compared to 1990, the study demonstrates that this target can be achieved in Germany by technical means under the given assumptions. A background paper summarises the results.