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Interview: “Back from the future”

“Germany plans to be carbon-neutral in 20-30 years. What would that look like though, in concrete terms? With her colleague Aram Kalhori and 35 other researchers from the Helmholtz Climate Initiative, Nadine Mengis took an unusual trip to the year 2050 – to an imaginary Germany that has reached “Net-Zero” and no longer contributes to climate change. The scientists did not need a crystal ball to do this. They used the backcasting approach, as Nadine Mengis explained to us.”

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