2020 EU Climate and Energy Package—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado
2020 EU Climate and Energy Package—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Overview
  • The 2020 strategy
  • Key pieces of legislation
  • Benefits of the 2020 strategy
  • The 2020 strategy in the UK
  • UK Government and Climate Change
  • Devolved Administrations

Title 2020 Climate and Energy Package
Entry into Force n/a
Transposition Deadline n/a
Amendments n/a
Related legislation in England and Wales n/a
Subject EU Environmental Law—Climate targets; Climate change—Climate targets

Brexit impact

This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice Note: Brexit—environmental law implications, which details the relevant aspects of the withdrawal process, as well as providing insights into developments affecting environmental protection, such as the draft Environmental Principles and Governance Bill.

The date and time of withdrawal of the EU (exit day) is specified in UK law (under section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), but until the legal terms of the withdrawal negotiated with the EU are finalised, there remains a possibility that the UK’s membership will lapse automatically on exit day, without all the necessary legal and transitional arrangements in place. This has