The German G7 Presidency: Ready to lead on climate?

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Analysis of the new coalition agreement – Focus on climate protection and finance

Just weeks after the new coalition government took office, Germany took over the Presidency of the G7. The G7 Presidency provides the new federal government an opportunity to demonstrate the importance it attaches to international climate policy and ambitious climate protection. The coalition agreement lays out the government’s course. This briefing paper identifies issues on which the new federal government is already sending strong signals, as well as opportunities and gaps.

With a focus on:

  • Coal phase-out
  • Subsidies
  • Non-economic loss and damage
  • Debt management
  • Climate Alliance (‘Climate Club’)
  • Climate and energy partnerships
  • Mobility
  • Climate finance
  • Sustainable finance


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Alexandra Goritz, Laura Schäfer, David Ryfisch, Christoph Bals
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