Action Programme on Climate Protection 2020 Germany 2014

Name of policy Action Programme on Climate Protection 2020
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Germany
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Market-based instruments
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
      • Climate strategy
        • Political & non-binding climate strategy
        Sector name
        • General
          Policy description Executive

          The Action Programme on Climate Protection 2020 contains measures to be implemented by 2020 in order to reach Germany’s goal of cutting GHGs by at least 40% compared with 1990 levels. It comprises nine main components.

          Policy type
          • Changing activity
          • Energy efficiency
          • Renewables
          • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
          • Non-energy5
          Policy stringency
          Implementation state Implemented
          Date of decision 2014
          Start date of implementation
          End date of implementation
          High impact No
          Impact indicator


          Source or references http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/action-programme-on-climate-protection-2020/
          Supports policies
          Is supported by policies
          Comments (background and assessment)
          Status Final

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