Energy: Commission Adopts Climate and Energy Package

Sforza, Martino
April 2009
Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q2, Special section p1
The article reports on the move by the European Commission to formally adopt the climate and energy package. It notes that the package involves legally binding targets to lessen greenhouse gas emissions, boost the share of renewable energy and minimize carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new automobiles and transport fuels. The legislative texts comprising the package are discussed which include a directive to revise the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).


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