2030 Climate and Energy Framework—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado
2030 Climate and Energy Framework—snapshot

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

  • 2030 Climate and Energy Framework—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Overview
  • Towards a 2030 framework
  • Key elements of the framework

Title 2030 Climate and Energy Framework
Entry into Force n/a
Transposition Deadline n/a
Amendments n/a
Implementing legislation n/a
Subject EU Environmental Law—Climate targets; Climate change—Climate targets

Brexit impact

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this content.

For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on environmental law, and News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.

Overview

The 2030 climate and energy framework set three key targets for the year 2030:

  1. at least 40% cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels

  2. at least 27% share for renewable energy

  3. at least 27% improvement in energy efficiency

In 2018 these targets were revised under the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package (the Clean Energy Package) as follows:

  1. at least 45% cuts in greenhouse