Transport sector misses mitigation target again, not clear for buildings

Review and evaluation of emissions data in accordance with Section 12 (1) of the Federal Climate Change Act

Berlin, April 15, 2024 – Today the Council of Experts on Climate Change published its Review Report of the German Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Year 2023. In the report, which is provided annually in accordance with the Federal Climate Change Act, the Expert Council reviews the Federal Environment Agency’s calculation of the previous year’s greenhouse gas emissions and looks at developments in selected sectors. In addition, the Expert Council updates its assessment of the Climate Action Programme 2023 and last year’s Immediate Action Programmes for the buildings and transport sectors. It considers political decisions that have been made in the meantime, including the budget ruling by the Federal Constitutional Court.