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Climate action International climate club

In the fed­er­al cab­i­net, Ger­many’s Fi­nance Min­is­ter Olaf Scholz pre­sent­ed a joint key-is­sues pa­per for an in­ter­na­tion­al cli­mate club. The goal is to give the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the Paris Agree­ment ad­di­tion­al im­pe­tus at the in­ter­na­tion­al lev­el.

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Climate action Immediate action programme to boost climate action

On 23 June 2021, the fed­er­al cab­i­net adopt­ed an im­me­di­ate cli­mate ac­tion pro­gramme for 2022. The pro­gramme is equipped with an ad­di­tion­al €8bn that will be spent on spe­cif­ic mea­sures to help Ger­many meet the cli­mate tar­gets set out in the new Cli­mate Ac­tion Act.

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The German government adopts groundbreaking sustainable finance strategy

The fed­er­al cab­i­net adopt­ed the first Ger­man Sus­tain­able Fi­nance Strat­e­gy. The goal of the strat­e­gy is to mo­bilise in­vest­ments that are ur­gent­ly need­ed for cli­mate ac­tion and sus­tain­abil­i­ty while al­so ad­dress­ing the cli­mate risks that are in­creas­ing­ly rel­e­vant to the fi­nan­cial sys­tem.

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Green federal securities

Cli­mate ac­tion is a pri­or­i­ty. To boost sus­tain­abil­i­ty in fi­nan­cial mar­kets too, the Ger­man gov­ern­ment is is­su­ing Green Ger­man Fed­er­al Se­cu­ri­ties. This will in­ject mo­men­tum in­to the sus­tain­able bond mar­ket as a whole.

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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.

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Climate action 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.

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Climate action 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. You can find an­swers to the most im­por­tant ques­tions here.

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