How much more could Germany achieve through non-state action?

Quantifying the impact of subnational and international cooperative initiatives on the future greenhouse gas emissions of Germany

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.

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Author: Niklas Höhne, Sebastian Sterl, Hanna Fekete Publisher: New Climate Institute Pages: 57 Release date: November 2015 Language: German

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