Climate action Green federal securities
Climate action is a priority. The German government has been issuing Green German Federal securities since 2020 to boost sustainability in financial markets, too.
Climate action Climate action publications
All the Finance Ministry’s publications relating to climate action, including a link to the German government’s Sustainable Development Strategy.
The report looks at how international cooperation in the form of an inclusive climate club can promote climate ambition and facilitate the decarbonisation of industry.
G7 finance ministers and central bank governors have issued a joint statement following their meeting on 12 October on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington DC.
Climate action FAQs: Climate Action Programme 2030
Germany has made both national and international commitments to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by more than half by 2030, compared with 1990 levels. To this end, the German government has launched a comprehensive climate package. What are its key elements? How does carbon pricing work? And how much will all of this cost? Here are the answers to these and other important questions.
Climate action Climate action for everyone
We make climate action possible. That’s especially important today, more than ever. To ensure that the shift to a climate-friendly future is affordable for everyone, the German government is granting people relief in other areas.
Public finances Immediate climate action programme for 2022
Germany adopted major new climate legislation in June 2021 that sets higher national emissions reduction targets for 2030 (at least 65%) and 2040 (at least 88%), with the goal of achieving net greenhouse gas neutrality by 2045. In addition, a new €8bn “immediate climate action programme” for 2022 will finance further measures to achieve the new climate targets.