How will Tübingen become climate-neutral by 2030, Boris Palmer?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 38 | February 11, 2021 | Language: German

Tübingen wants to play a pioneering role in climate protection nationwide and be the first city in Germany to be climate neutral by 2030. At the end of 2020, the Tübingen city council put together a thick climate package. It envisages a program worth billions of euros with 20 building blocks. But what do the measures actually look like? And is the 2030 target at all realistic?

We talk about this with Boris Palmer, Lord Mayor of the University City of Tübingen.


  • What can Tübingen do better than other cities?
  • What does climate neutrality actually mean?
  • How did the cross-party cooperation come about?
  • About the climate package and the various measures in electricity, heat and mobility.
  • Who finances the measures?

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About Boris Palmer and the City of Tübingen

Boris Palmer, mayor of Tübingen

Boris Palmer is a politician from the Bündnis 90/Die Grünen party. Since 2007, he has been Lord Mayor of the city of Tübingen, which is pursuing the goal of being climate neutral by 2030. To achieve this goal, the city administration has presented a strategic approach and a draft climate protection program 2020-2030, which has undergone a broad participation process with the city's society.

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