Review of Projection Data: Compliance with climate target for 2021 to 2030 not confirmed

Special Report in accordance with Section 12 (4) KSG

Berlin, 03.06.2024 – The Council of Experts on Climate Change presents a special report commissioned by the German Federal Government to review the 2024 projection data describing the future development of German greenhouse gas emissions. The reason for the commission is the amendment of the Federal Climate Change Act, which provides for the Expert Council to assess the data regarding their compliance with the total annual emission levels permitted for 2021 to 2030. In addition to the assessment of compliance with the climate targets 2021 to 2030 within the meaning of Section 8 (1) of the amendment to the Climate Change Act, the Expert Council analyses the projection data for the years 2031 to 2050 and for the LULUCF sector. The Expert Council also comments on aspects of the amendment to the Climate Change Act.