11th Council Meeting of the German-Japanese Energy Transition Council (GJETC)
Against the backdrop of the ongoing Corona COVID-19-pandemic, the discussions will focus on the challenges posed by the global deterioration of climate change (cf. new IPPC report) and its implications for the negotiations at COP 26 in Glasgow. This raises new research questions for the acceleration of the energy transition and the design of a socio-ecological transformation towards climate carbon neutrality. Currently supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the Japanese Ministry of Economic, Trade and Industry (METI), the Cooperation Council has been making an important contribution since its establishment in spring 2016 through bilateral knowledge exchange of knowledge on energy and climate policy issues as well as the preparation of by conducting joint-studies and recommendations to the German and Japanese governments.