Morocco, Sweden and Lithuania leading climate protection

Morocco, Sweden and Lithuania are leading in the protection of the climate.

As the world's largest Brown coal user is Germany itself only in the middle bracket of the climate protection index, behind India and the EU. This is evident from the Germanwatch climate index on Wednesday presented Conference in Bonn.

Sweden has a relatively low greenhouse gas emissions for an industrialized country, said Jan Burck of Germanwatch. In addition, Sweden plant many trees, whereby carbon dioxide is extracted from the air, so that the total emissions almost drops to zero. Also in 2045 fully CO2 neutral played a role in the evaluation.

Lithuania comes in the report emerged as second-best country in almost all categories. In particular, the country has strongly bet on renewable energy sources. Morocco also has in recent years invested a lot in wind and solar energy systems.

Germanwatch examined 56 countries.