LULUCF Regulation 2018/841—snapshot
LULUCF Regulation 2018/841—snapshot

The following Environment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • LULUCF Regulation 2018/841—snapshot
  • Background
  • LULUCF Regulation
  • Definitions
  • No debit Rule
  • Accounting rules
  • General accounting rules
  • Accounting for afforested land and deforested land
  • Accounting for managed cropland, managed grassland and managed wetland
  • Accounting for managed forest land
  • More...

LULUCF Regulation 2018/841—snapshot

TitleRegulation (EU) 2018/841 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry in the 2030 climate and energy framework, and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 and Decision No 529/2013/EU.
Entry into force9 July 2018
Relevant legislation in England and WalesFollowing Brexit the LULUCF Regulation is not retained in UK law. It is revoked under the Climate and Energy (Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/519.
SubjectClimate change, energy

Regulation (EU) 2018/841 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 on the inclusion of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry in the 2030 climate and energy framework, and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 and Decision No 529/2013/EU (LULUCF Regulation) aims to incentivise Member States (MS) to decrease GHG emissions and increase removals in the LULUCF sector. The regulation sets ‘no net debit’ target for LULUCF. Together with the revised EU Emissions Trading System and Regulation 2018/842/EU (Effort Sharing Regulation) it forms part of the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework and is designed to help achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement.

Background

In relation to climate change, forestry and agriculture activities are associated with removal of GHGs, emissions of GHGs and

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