Energy and Climate Targets – An Overview

Key messages:

  1. Multitude of energy & climate obligations must be coordinated
  2. RES share surpasses unambitious targets
  3. Differing indicators in national strategies – risk to cause confusion
  4. Progress in energy intensity – but still a long way ahead
  5. Emission targets are not ambitious

Author(s):
Dr. Georg Zachmann, Clemens Stiewe, Ina Rumiantseva, Elias Spiekermann

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