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Empowering sustainable solutions: Germany’s approach to tackling climate change at COP28


Germany’s unwavering commitment to addressing climate change is evident in its dynamic presence at COP28. The German pavilion serves as a beacon of the country’s comprehensive approach to combating climate challenges, showcasing innovative solutions and advocating for ambitious global goals.

Germany stands at the forefront of promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency, recognising their pivotal role in achieving a sustainable future. The pavilion boldly calls for a tripling of global renewable energy capacity to at least 11 TW and a doubling of energy efficiency improvements by 2030. These ambitious targets underscore Germany’s unwavering belief in the transformative power of renewable energy sources.

Germany firmly upholds its position as a trusted partner for developing and emerging economies, actively supporting their efforts to navigate the energy transition while ensuring economic growth and sustainable energy security.

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development’s part
icipation at COP28 highlights the country’s commitment to fostering global cooperation for a just energy transition.

German cities are at the forefront of developing innovative decentralised energy solutions, providing a blueprint for a sustainable future. The German model of decentralised municipal energy supply and generation serves as an international benchmark, demonstrating the effectiveness of locally driven energy solutions.

The Association of German Cities’ active participation at COP28 further underscores Germany’s dedication to sharing its expertise and advancing sustainable energy practices worldwide.

In recognition of the crucial role of science in informing climate action, the German pavilion hosts the “Science for Action” evening on 8th December, providing a platform for exchanging the latest scientific insights and their application in climate policy. This event underscores Germany’s commitment to evidence-based decision-making in addressing climate challenges.

Empowering youth to become ac
tive participants in climate action is paramount to achieving a sustainable future. The “Building global north-south cooperation between youth” workshop on 9th December highlights the efforts of young leaders in fostering global partnerships and developing innovative solutions to climate challenges. This event reinforces Germany’s belief in the transformative power of youth engagement in addressing climate change.

Source: Emirates News Agency