Joint ECON-ENVI public hearing on taxonomy delegated act

31-05-2022 - 15:00
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On 30 May, 15:45 – 17:45, the joint ECON-ENVI Committee held a public hearing on the Commission delegated Regulation amending delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/2139 as regards economic activities in certain energy sectors and Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/2178 as regards specific public disclosures for those economic activities, commonly referred to as the Taxonomy complementary climate delegated act.

The purpose of the public hearing was to contribute to the ongoing scrutiny of the Delegated Act covering nuclear and gas-related energy activities ahead of the vote on an objection to the Act in joint Committee. ECON and ENVI members had the opportunity to discuss with experts including, amongst others, representatives of the financial sector, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).