When countries set targets, measure or compare CO 2 emissions, they tend to focus on productionbased emissions – CO 2 emitted within a country's own borders. However, this fails to capture emissions from traded goods – the CO 2 emitted in the production of goods elsewhere, which are later imported (or the opposite: emissions from goods that are exported).
Living costs in Germany. Thanks to the people at DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, we have a good breakdown of some of the living costs that students ought to expect while studying in Germany. Overall, you should prepare about 700–1,100 EUR/month. Monthly expenses: Rent: 250–390 EUR. Utilities: 100–200 EUR.