Case Studies

Lessons drawn from prior long-term planning efforts in climate, development, energy and economics

Case studies on existing
long-term strategies

Lessons drawn from prior long-term planning efforts in climate, development, energy and economics

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This case study describes the process of developing Germany’s long-term strategy, “Climate Action Plan 2050.” The Climate Action Plan 2050 focuses on the economy-wide mitigation efforts required for Germany to achieve extensive greenhouse gas (GHG) neutrality by 2050.

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This case study gleans lessons on the development of the French national low-carbon strategy. It details the process of developing the French plan for achieving a low-carbon economy by 2050.

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This case study sheds light on the process of developing the United States mid-century strategy. This strategy was submitted to the UNFCCC in 2016 under the Obama administration.