Climate Challenge: Will Germany manage the transition?

The main question of the climate session on the VIII. New Paradigm Workshop was, how Germany can manage the transition to climate-neutrality by 2050 - or 2045.


Rewatch the session here

There were times when Germany was considered a role model when it came to environmental and climate protection. Today, the question is whether the country can manage the great transition to make everything climate-neutral by 2050 – or 2045. Patrick Graichen from Agora Energiewende has presented how this could actually be achieved.

Here are his presentation slides:

What the transformation of the car industry will mean for employment and value creation in Germany in the coming years – that is what the experts from Boston Consulting have estimated in a previously unpublished study, the results of which were presented on the same panel. Here are the slides:

In a Forum study, Tom Krebs estimated how much would have to be publicly invested in the conversion of the industry to green hydrogen. His slides are here:

Other panellists on the big question of whether Germany can manage the conversion: KfW chief economist Friederike Köhler-Geib and Laurence Tubiana from the European Climate Foundation. Chair: Carlo Jaeger of the Global Climate Forum.

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