Implementation of the EU NDC and NECPs – CIDSE

Implementation of the EU NDC and NECPs

Tracing Climate Justice Action in Germany and France

A CIDSE Study, May 2024
Authors: Dr. Beate Richter, Annika Patry, Holger Bär, Edward Tyler und Illiana Aleksandrova (FÖS)

This study examines the link between the ambition and implementation of the EU Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) specifically examining their impact on national climate action and how this translates into local climate projects in Germany and France.

The full report was officially launched at a webinar held on 15 May 2024.

Additional information:
The study was commissioned to Forum Ökologisch-Soziale Marktwirtschaft (FÖS) as part of the NDC Transparency Initiative, a joint project of CIDSE and its member organisations, Fastenaktion and Misereor, and in partnership with BUND. It is based on the NDC Transparency Meta-study by Paula Castro & Aksornchan Chaianong published in 2023.

Are we on track to fulfil the Paris agreement? – Progress and shortcomings of the translation of EU NDC to National Energy and Climate Plans. CIDSE, Misereor, Fastenaktion, FÖS press release, 27 May 2024


  • CIDSE: Lydia Machaka, Energy and Extractivism Officer, machaka(at)
  • Fastenaktion: David Knecht, Energy and climate justice Officer, knecht(at)
  • Misereor: Madeleine-Alisa Wörner, Global Energy Policy Officer – madeleine.woerner(at)

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