ENVI voted on agreements on ETS revision files and CBAM

27-02-2023 - 13:31
Climate change concept
© image used under the license from Adobestock

On 9 February, ENVI Members voted on the landmark agreements reached at the end of 2022 of key files in the so-called Fit for 55 package.

Members voted on the outcome of negotiations on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), including related provisions concerning monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) in shipping, on the ETS aviation, on the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) and on the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM). In association with the EMPL Committee, there was also a joint vote on the outcomes of the interinstitutional negotiations regarding the establishment of a Social Climate Fund. The files will be placed on the agenda of the April plenary session for the final vote. During the same voting session Members are also expected to elect the third ENVI Vice-Chair. Members will also vote on the adoption of several draft opinions concerning the Corporate Sustainable Due Diligence Directive, the European Semester for economic policy coordination 2023, EU's own resources, the 2021 discharge, as well as harmonized conditions for the marketing of construction products.