Germany has missed its 2021 global climate target and should do so again, according to a statement.

Robert Habeck from the Greens told reporters in Berlin that Germany is well on course to achieve a halving of its emissions by 2030 compared with 1990 levels, a long way from its government’s 65 per cent target.

2021 has been a bad year for Germany’s climate goals.

Renewable electricity production reached a two-year low due to extraordinarily weak winds and carbon emissions rebounded following a short drop due to Covid-19 constraints.

Pandemic-related effects which made it possible for Germany to meet its intermediate target of a 40 percent reduction by 2020, fell short last year leading to a renewed increase in emissions for 2021.

Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel ; née Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician and scientist who served as the chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021. A member of the Christian Democratic Union , (wikipedia)

Vice-Chancellor of Germany

The vice-chancellor of Germany, unofficially the vice-chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany , officially the deputy to the federal chancellor , (wikipedia)

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