Assessment of the Results of the Commission on Structural Change

Sustainability Impulse from Wuppertal

  • Publications 29.01.2019
Cover: In Brief 06/2019

On 26 January 2019, the Commission on Growth, Structural Change and Employment recommended that no more coal-fired power plants would be operated in Germany by 2038 at the latest. In this paper the Wuppertal Institute comments on the results of the Commission and makes recommendations for the current necessary steps for the climate and innovation policy in Europe, Germany and North Rhine-Westphalia.