Many “non-state actors” —e.g. regions, cities, companies and whole sectors—have committed to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The exact impact of these efforts on current and future emissions is unknown and under-researched. The aim of this study is to quantify the potential impact of a selected number of actions by non-state actors and partnerships on Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Activities by cities, regions, business and sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are numerous [...]