Climate policy: Time to act

Emissions must be reduced quickly, and ultimately to zero. This is shown by the "Carbon Clock" of the MCC. It is based on the remaining CO2 budget (in tonnes) quantified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Current publications

Creutzig, F., Acemoglu, D., Bai, X., Edwards, P.N., Hintz, M.J., Kaack, L.H., Kilkis, S., Kunkel, S., Luers, A., Milojevic-Dupont, N., Rejeski, D., Renn, J., Rolnick, D., Rosol, C., Russ, D., Turnbull, T., Verdolini, E., Wagner, F., Wilson, C., Zekar, A., Zumwald, M., 2022

Digitalization and the Anthropocene

Annual Review of Environment and Resources

Kalkuhl, M., Amberg, M., Bergmann, T., Knopf, B., Edenhofer, O., 2022

Gaspreisdeckel, Mehrwertsteuersenkung, Energiepauschale – Wie kann die Bevölkerung zielgenau und schnell entlastet werden?


Singhal, P., Pahle, M., Kalkuhl, M., Levesque, A., Sommer, S., Berneiser, J., 2022

Beyond good faith: Why evidence-based policy is necessary to decarbonize buildings cost-effectively in Germany

Energy Policy