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Procedure : 2016/0231(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0208/2017

Texts tabled :

A8-0208/2017

Debates :

PV 13/06/2017 - 3
CRE 13/06/2017 - 3
PV 16/04/2018 - 20
CRE 16/04/2018 - 20

Votes :

PV 14/06/2017 - 8.1
CRE 14/06/2017 - 8.1
PV 17/04/2018 - 6.6

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2017)0256
P8_TA(2018)0097

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - Strasbourg Final edition
Binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement ***I
P8_TA(2018)0097A8-0208/2017
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 17 April 2018 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change (COM(2016)0482 – C8-0331/2016 – 2016/0231(COD)) (Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0482),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 192(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0331/2016),

—  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 14 December 2016(1) ,

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 23 March 2017(2) ,

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the committee responsible under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 17 January 2018 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the opinions of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, the Committee on Transport and Tourism and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A8-0208/2017),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(3) ;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) OJ C 75, 10.3.2017, p. 103.
(2) OJ C 272, 17.8.2017, p. 36.
(3) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 14 June 2017 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2017)0256).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 17 April 2018 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2018/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 contributing to climate action to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0231
(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2018/842.)

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