Exchange of views with Commission EVP Timmermans on climate package

15-07-2021 - 16:03
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On 14 July, the ENVI Committee held an exchange of views on the 'Fit for 2030' package with the European Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, Mr Frans Timmermans.

EVP Timmermans presented the upcoming legislative package, which aims to align climate and energy policies with the new objectives of the European Climate Law. The package comprises, inter alia, legislative proposals for the revision of the EU ETS and for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), amendments to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Directives, as well as a revision of the CO2 standards for cars, LULUCF and Effort Sharing Regulations.