Announcement: Publication of statement on Climate Protection Programme 2023 and Verification Report on measures for buildings and transport on Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Berlin, July 18, 2023 – The Council of Experts on Climate Change will publish its statement on the Federal Government’s Climate Action Programme 2023 persuant to Section 12(3)(3) of the Federal Climate Protection Act (KSG) and its Verification Report on the measures for the buildings and transport sectors contained in the Climate Action Programme persuant to Section 12(2) KSG on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.

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The Council of Experts on Climate Change (ERK) is an independent panel of five experts from different disciplines. It is mandated by Sections 11 and 12 of the Federal Climate Change Act (KSG) and its members are appointed by the Federal Government for a period of five years. The panel consists of the five members Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning (chair), Dr. Brigitte Knopf (deputy chair), Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge, Prof. Dr. Thomas Heimer and Dr. Barbara Schlomann.

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