Implementing New EU Climate Targets
Why Member State responsibility must continue
Meyer-Ohlendorf, Nils 2021: Implementing new EU climate targets – Why Member State responsibility must continue. Berlin: Ecologic Institute.
Legally binding reduction targets for Member States have been the backbone of EU climate policies since 2009. At a moment where the EU increases its climate ambition significantly, reduction targets for Member States must continue. They should be the unequivocal starting point of reforms to make EU climate rules fit for the EU's new climate targets – a new Ecologic Institute policy brief explains why.