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Austria's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2040 (draft proposal)
  • 🚗 Ban ICE (diesel and petrol) vehicles by 2027
  • 🔋 76% of electricity is from renewables
  • 🌞 Uses solar power (1%)
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (10%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (58%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~6%)


  • ⚖️ Net zero pledge still not in law
  • 🤮 2% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (4%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (16%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Austria is rank 11 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Austria's Environmental Impact?

Is the Austria part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, Austria is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is Austria's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Austria uses 76% energy from renewable sources compared to 23.03% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Austria's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Austria's common climate change questions.

Have Austria's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Yes, Austria have plans to ban ICE cars by 2027.

Have Austria's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, Austria have pledged to be a net zero country by 2040.

Does Austria's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Austria's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Austria's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Austria's does generate nuclear electricity.

Austria's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is Austria's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Division V/7 - Environmental Protection at Company Level and Technology, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

Austria's Comparison Against Countries

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