Energy Transition 2030: Europe's Path to Climate Neutrality

Statement published by the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (including MPIWG director Jürgen Renn), acatech - German Academy of Engineering Sciences, and the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities

Academy logosWith its European Green Deal, the European Union has set itself the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050. One important component is an energy transition that leads away from the use of fossil fuels and towards the generation and use of renewable energies.

With their statement "Energy Transition 2030: Europe's Path to Climate Neutrality," (Energiewende 2030: Europas Weg zur Klimaneutralität (2020)) the academies present a handout for the German EU Presidency from July 1, 2020.