Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) 2009/406/EC—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado
Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) 2009/406/EC—snapshot

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

  • Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) 2009/406/EC—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Purpose and scope of the Decision
  • Key definitions
  • Key requirements
  • Emission levels for the period 2013–2020
  • Energy efficiency
  • Use of credits from project activities
  • Reporting and evaluation of progress
  • Amendments and review
  • more

Title Decision No 2009/406/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to meet the Community’s greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments up to 2020* latest consolidated version—July 2013
Entry into Force 25 June 2009
Transposition Deadline n/a
Amendments Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Republic of Croatia and the adjustments to the Treaty on European Union, the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community—ANNEX III List referred to in Article 15 of the Act of Accession: adaptations to acts adopted by the institutions—8. ENVIRONMENT. It amends Annex II of the ESD to include Croatia's commitments namely 11%.
[Implementing legislation in England and Wales] The Climate Change Act 2008 (2020 Target, Credit Limit and Definitions) Order 2009, SI 2009/1258 which came into force on 31 May 2009. Even when the Order does not make explicit reference to the ESD it aligns the targets