German Advisory Council on the Environment

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Braunkohletagebau in Deutschland (refer to: Statement: Start coal phaseout now)

Statement: Start coal phaseout now

In order to reduce carbon emissions in line with the Paris Climate Agreement, Germany needs to immediately initiate a coal phaseout. In its statement, the German Advisory Council on the Environment recommends the German federal government to define a carbon emissions budget for the remaining coal-based electricity generation.

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date of issue 2018.03.27 · Topic: Cli­mate and en­er­gy , Mo­bil­i­ty Time to take a turn: climate action in the transport sector(PDF, 431KB, File does not meet accessibility standards)

In its special report, the German Advisory Council on the Environment discusses which strategic decisions should be taken for the Transformation of the transport sector. More: Time to take a turn: climate action in the transport sector …

date of issue 2017.06.20SRU and WBW call for more EU funding for nature conservation

The German Advisory Council on the Environment (SRU) and the Scientific Advisory Board on Forest Policy (WBW) are calling for an independent and effective European nature conservation fund. This is the key recommendation contained in their newly-released joint statement.  More: SRU and WBW call for more EU funding for nature conservation …

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