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  1. 24 August 2020

    Green Ger­man Fed­er­al Se­cu­ri­ties

    Climate action is a priority. To strengthen sustainability in the financial market as well, the German government will start issuing Green German Federal Securitis. This will also inject momentum into the sustainable bond market as a whole.

  2. 22 June 2020

    Cli­mate ac­tion is a pri­or­i­ty

    As a leading industrialised economy, Germany has a special responsibility to take effective climate action. The German government’s wide-ranging package of climate action measures aims to ensure that Germany fulfils its 2030 climate targets and achieves a carbon-neutral economy.

  3. 31 January 2020

    Phas­ing out coal to ful­fil cli­mate tar­gets

    On 29 January 2020, the German cabinet adopted draft legislation on the phasing out of coal in Germany. The bill sets out a detailed roadmap for shutting down coal-fired power stations, which are harmful to the climate. The Federation has allocated €40bn for the structural transformation. The funds will help the affected regions to build new capacity and create new jobs.

  4. 29 January 2020

    Ger­man cab­i­net adopts leg­is­la­tion on phas­ing out coal

    The German cabinet today adopted the Act on the Reduction and Termination of Coal-Fired Electricity Generation and Amending Further Acts (Gesetz zur Reduzierung und zur Beendigung der Kohleverstromung und zur Änderung weiterer Gesetze).

  5. 29 October 2019

    teaser - video: Cli­mate-friend­ly tax leg­is­la­tion

    Now that the German government has launched the Climate Action Programme 2030, it’s time to implement the proposals contained in the climate package. The German Finance Ministry is working to make tax legislation more climate-friendly so as to alter the way we think about mobility and energy and bring about a change of direction in these areas.

  6. 9 October 2019

    Cli­mate Ac­tion Pro­gramme 2030: In­vest­ment in the mo­bil­i­ty tran­si­tion

    On 9 October 2019, the German federal cabinet approved the federal government’s Climate Action Programme 2030, which represents a step towards implementing the Climate Action Plan 2050. The aim is to ensure that Germany meets its climate policy targets. The extensive programme includes measures for all sectors. Progress will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The Finance Ministry is responsible for financing the programme as well as for various fiscal measures.

  7. 2 October 2019

    teaser - video: Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment sup­ports in­vest­ment in eco­log­i­cal al­ter­na­tives

    The federal government has set up the Climate Action Programme 2030. With the help of a supplementary budget, the financial conditions for accomplishing the measures have been put in place. Up until 2023, €54bn are being invested in climate action.

  8. 25 September 2019

    teaser - video: We are mak­ing cli­mate ac­tion manda­to­ry

    The German government has submitted a draft budget for climate action measures for consultation in the Bundestag. The package of measures includes taxation of carbon emissions and support for more climate-friendly heating systems.

  9. 19 September 2019

    What is the Cli­mate Ac­tion Pro­gramme 2030?

    The Climate Action Programme 2030 consists of a package of far-reaching and coordinated measures. These include incentives to promote climate-friendly behaviour and investment, clear rules, and carbon pricing in the transport and building sectors.