Can current EU climate policy reliably achieve climate neutrality by 2050?
3 March 2023
7 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulations (EU) 2018/841 as regards the scope, simplifying the compliance rules, setting out the targets of the Member States for 2030 and committing to the collective achievement of climate neutrality by 2035 in the land use, forestry and agriculture sector, and (EU) 2018/1999 as regards improvement in monitoring,. [...] The remaining issues to be resolved for the realisation of an emissions-free power sector lie mainly outside of the EU ETS and concern the 16 Regulation (EU) 2019/943 of the European Parliament and of the speed of renewable energy deployment (barriers Council of 5 June 2019 on the internal market for electricity (Text with EEA relevance.) OJ L 158, 14.6.2019, p. [...] Considering the the quantification of carbon removals is aligned with Green Deal Industrial Plan, combined with the push the rules on the monitoring and reporting of GHG towards hydrogen via REPowerEU and the legislation emissions under the ETS. [...] So far, solidarity between and Climate Action, amending Regulations (EC) No 663/2009 and (EC) countries has been implemented in differentiated No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directives 94/22/EC, 98/70/EC, 2009/31/EC, 2009/73/EC, 2010/31/EU, 2012/27/ targets, i.e., the poorer the country the lower the EU and 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Counc. [...] of post-2030 targets and the creation of the AFOLU pillar […] to be premature” (Council of the European The realisation of both types of mitigation Union, 2022a), and the European Parliament similarly potentials relies on effective mechanisms and policy rejected the approach.