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Policies, measures and actions on climate change and
environmental protection in the context of COVID-19 recovery.

The European Commission The European Commission

Last update17 Sept. 2020

Message

Executive Vice-President

Frans Timmermans

Through Next Generation EU (NGEU) and a revamped EU budget for the period 2021-2027, every euro of investment will be made available to get Europe back on its feet, while accelerating the twin green and digital transitions and building a fairer and more resilient society. This is a real opportunity to unlock billions of euro’s to make Europe climate neutral by 2050. Thirty percent of the 1.82 trillion EUR under the 2021-2027 EU budget and the NGEU will go to climate-related spending. This translates to more than EUR 500 billion in the next seven years to make Europe climate neutral by 2050. The EU spending will be in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement and will follow the 'do no harm' principle.
The green economic recovery agenda is driven by scientific evidence and economic logic. The European Green Deal and the digital transformation agenda are growth strategies for a more sustainable, inclusive, resilient and future proof economy and reinvigorated Single Market. They will be the red thread running through our recovery initiatives and will contribute to delivering the EU’s open strategic autonomy objectives.
To make this possible, the Commission and Member States will ensure that all available planning tools for the European Green Deal are used coherently. The most important of these are the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP) and the proposed Strategic National Plans to implement the common agricultural policy. The National Recovery and Resilience Plans to be presented and implemented by the EU Member States under the NGEU initiative are also expected to decisively contribute to the green economic recovery.
As part of Europe's recovery, the European Commission has adjusted its Work Programme for 2020, remaining fully determined to deliver on the European Green Deal, and at the same time responding to the coronavirus pandemic by refocusing its work and prioritising the actions needed to propel Europe's recovery and resilience.

(1) Next Generation EU - the EU's recovery instrument embedded within a revamped long-term EU budget - to ensure that the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all EU Member States - proposed by the Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_940)
(2) Climate mainstreaming of the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027 and Next Generation EU - 30% climate spending target as per European Council conclusions of 21 July - currently under negotiation by EU legislators (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM%3A2020%3A442%3AFIN; https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/45109/210720-euco-final-conclusions-en.pdf; https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/budget/mainstreaming_en)
(3) European Green Deal Communication - setting out the EU green trategy - adopted by the Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/communication-european-green-deal_en)
(4) Recovery and Resilience Facility: where Member States present National Recovery and Resilience Plans addressing the green and digital transition, in line with the European Semester, National Energy and Climate Plans, and Territorial Just Transition Plans - proposed by the Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/com_2020_408_en_act_part1_v9.pdf; https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/health/coronavirus-response/recovery-plan-europe_en)
(5) REACT EU - Recovery Assistance for Cohesion and the Territories of Europe - an initiative that continues and extends the crisis response and crisis repair measures. It will contribute to a green, digital and resilient recovery of the economy - proposed by the Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/factsheet/2020_mff_reacteu_en.pdf; https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_20_948)
(6) The SME Strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe provides a support framework notably for the recovery of SMEs while responding to the continent's sustainability and digitalisation ambitions and making SMEs more resilient - adopted by the Commission (https://ec.europa.eu/knowledge4policy/publication/communication-com2020103-sme-strategy-sustainable-digital-europe_en)

Note: The term adopted is used for non-legislative initiatives that have been adopted by the Commission. The term proposed is used for legislative initiatives that have been proposed by the Commission and are subject for approval and adoption through the EU's legislative decision-making procedures.

Categories

Response
Emergency measures in the short term (a few months to one year) to address concerns that have directly emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and may include forced action.
Recovery
Socioeconomic measures in the medium term (one to a few years) with an environmental and climate focus to “build back better” from COVID-19, and usually involves planned, intentional action.
Redesign
Paradigm shifts and measures in the long term (more than a few years to a few decades) toward redesigning current socioeconomic and sociocultural systems to be sustainable and resilient.

1.Climate mitigation measures

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    With the European Commission proposal for EU long term strategy - A Clean Planet for all A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy (28.11.2018) - and the European Green Deal (11.12.2019), the European Commission set out a clear vision of how to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. This vision was the basis for the long-term strategy that the EU submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in early 2020.

    The European Green Deal is a new growth strategy that aims to transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic growth is decoupled from resource use.

    To set out clearly the conditions for an effective and fair transition, to provide predictability for investors, and to ensure that the transition is irreversible, the European Commission proposed the first European ‘Climate Law’ in 2020. This will enshrine the 2050 climate neutrality objective in legislation. The Climate Law will also ensure that all EU policies contribute to the climate neutrality objective and that all sectors play their part.

    The European Commission will also present a plan to increase the EU’s greenhouse gas emission reductions target for 2030 to at least 50% and towards 55% compared with 1990 levels in a responsible way. To deliver these additional greenhouse gas emissions reductions, the European Commission will, by June 2021, review and propose to revise where necessary, all relevant climate-related policy instruments.
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    European Climate Law - initiative enshrining the EU's climate neutrality objective through a legally binding target of net zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    2030 Climate Target Plan - to increase the EU's greenhouse gas emission reduction target for 2030 to at least 50% and towards 55% - initiative foreseen in Q3 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Proposals for revisions of relevant legislative measures to deliver on the increased climate ambition, following the review of Emissions Trading System Directive; Effort Sharing Regulation; Land use, land use change and forestry Regulation; Energy Efficiency Directive; Renewable Energy Directive; CO2 emissions performance standards for cars and vans - initiatives foreseen in 2021
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  • Transition to renewable energy

    Further decarbonising the energy system is critical to reach climate objectives in 2030 and 2050. The production and use of energy across economic sectors account for more than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. The EU will prioritise Energy efficiency. The EU power sector will be developed based largely on renewable sources, complemented by the rapid phasing out of coal and decarbonising gas. At the same time, the EU will ensure that energy supply is secure and affordable for consumers and businesses. For this to happen, the EU will ensure that the European energy market is fully integrated, interconnected and digitalised, while respecting technological neutrality.
    Moreover, clean and efficient energy investments can strengthen our economies, create jobs and welfare, and address social and environmental challenges during the recovery phase. Investments in clean energy supply and energy efficiency, in particular in energy and materials efficient buildings (involving the construction sector), have a proven track-record in terms of local job creation and positive macro-economic impact.
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    EU strategy on offshore renewable energy - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
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    Proposal for a revision of the Energy Taxation Directive - aligning taxation of energy products and electricity with EU climate and energy policies - initiative foreseen in Q2 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Legislation on batteries in support of the Strategic Action Plan on Batteries and the circular economy - initiative foreseen in Q3 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    A hydrogen strategy for a climate neutral Europe - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    EU strategy on energy system integration - optimisation of the energy system through linking energy carriers with each other and with end use sectors - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Trans-European energy infrastructure - revision of guidelines - initiative foreseen in 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Others

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    EU methane Strategy - initiative foreseen in 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable transportation

    Transport accounts for a quarter of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, and still growing. To achieve climate neutrality, a 90% reduction in transport emissions is needed by 2050. Whislt road, rail, aviation, and waterborne transport will all have to contribute to the reduction, intermodality and the shift of passenger and freight transport to more sustainable modes will also play an important part. Achieving sustainable transport means putting users first and providing them with more affordable, accessible, healthier and cleaner alternatives to their current mobility habits. The European Commission will adopt a strategy for sustainable and smart mobility in 2020 that will address this challenge and tackle all emission sources, and provide a blueprint for restoring and reshaping European connectivity.
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Sustainable and smart mobility strategy - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    ReFuelEU Aviation - Sustainable aviation fuels - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    FuelEU Maritime - Green European Maritime Space - to increase the use of sustainable alternative fuels in European shipping and ports - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Funding call to support the deployment of public recharging and refuelling points as part of alternative fuel infrastructure - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Assessment of legislative options to boost the production and supply of sustainable alternative fuels for the different transport modes - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Revised proposal for a Directive on Combined Transport - supporting multimodal freight operations involving rail and waterborne transport, including short-sea shipping - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Revision of the directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Revision of the guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Initiatives to increase and better manage the capacity of railways and inland waterways - from 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
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    Proposal for more stringent air pollutant emission standards for combustion-engine vehicles - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Building sector

    The construction, use and renovation of buildings require significant amounts of energy and mineral resources (e.g. sand, gravel, cement). Buildings also account for 40% of energy consumed. Today the annual renovation rate of the building stock varies from 0.4 to 1.2% in the Member States. This rate will need at least to double to reach the EU’s energy efficiency and climate objectives. In parallel, 50 million consumers struggle to keep their homes adequately warm.
    To address the twin challenge of energy efficiency and affordability, the EU and the Member States will engage in a ‘renovation wave’ of public and private buildings. While increasing renovation rates is a challenge, renovation lowers energy bills, and can reduce energy poverty. It can also boost the construction sector and is an opportunity to support SMEs and local jobs.
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Renovation Wave - optimising building renovation in the EU, in line with EU climate objectives - initiative foreseen in Q3 2020
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  • Industry sector

    To uphold Europe's industrial leadership, the EU's new Industrial Strategy will help deliver on three key priorities: maintaining European industry's global competitiveness and a level playing field, at home and globally, making Europe climate-neutral by 2050, and shaping Europe's digital future.
    Together with the industrial strategy, the new circular economy action plan will help modernise the EU’s economy and draw benefit from the opportunities of the circular economy domestically and globally. A key aim of the new policy framework will be to stimulate the development of lead markets for climate neutral and circular products, in the EU and beyond.
    The Modernisation Fund will support 10 lower-income EU Member States in their transition to climate neutrality by helping to modernise their energy systems and improve energy efficiency. Moreover, the fund will support investments for a just transition in carbon-dependent regions, including redeployment, re-skilling and up-skilling of workers, education, job-seeking initiatives and start-ups.
    New technologies, sustainable solutions and disruptive innovation are critical to achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal. Horizon Europe, in synergy with other EU programmes, will play a pivotal role in leveraging national public and private investments. At least 35% of the budget of Horizon Europe will fund new solutions for climate, which are relevant for implementing the Green Deal.
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    EU Industrial strategy - to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    New Circular Economy Action Plan - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Varying initiatives to stimulate lead markets for climate neutral and circular products in energy intensive industrial sectors - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Modernisation Fund - to support EU Member States in their transition to climate neutrality - initiative to start in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Technological innovation (digitalization / hydrogen/ CCUS‚ etc.)

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    Horizon Europe - the EU's next research and innovation framework programme for 2021 - 2027 - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission

2.Climate adaptation measures

3.Cross-cutting measures

  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    The European Green Deal Investment Plan (EGDIP), also referred to as Sustainable Europe Investment Plan (SEIP), is the investment pillar of the Green Deal. To achieve the goals set by the European Green Deal, the Plan will mobilise at least €1 trillion in sustainable investments over the next decade. Moreover, it will create an enabling framework for private investors and the public sector to facilitate sustainable investments; and it will provide support to public administrations and project promoters in identifying, structuring and executing sustainable projects.
    The private sector will be key to financing the green transition. Long-term signals are needed to direct financial and capital flows to green investment and to avoid stranded assets. The European Commission will present a renewed sustainable finance strategy that will focus on strengthening the foundations for sustainable investment. At the same time, companies and financial institutions will need to increase their disclosure on climate and environmental data so that investors are fully informed about the sustainability of their investments. To this end, the European Commission will review the Non-Financial Reporting Directive.
    Moreover, evaluations are underway of the relevant State aid guidelines including the environmental and energy State aid guidelines. The guidelines will be revised by 2021 to reflect the policy objectives of the European Green Deal, supporting a cost-effective transition to climate neutrality by 2050, and will facilitate the phasing out of fossil fuels, in particular those that are most polluting, ensuring a level-playing field in the internal market. These revisions are also an opportunity to address market barriers to the deployment of clean products.
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    European Green Deal Investment Plan - the investment pillar of the European Green Deal - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Innovation Fund to support low carbon innovation in power sector and energy intensive industry - first call for proposals launched in July
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy - to strengthen the foundations for sustainable investment - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    EU taxonomy - to help investors, companies, issuers and project promoters navigate the transition to a low-carbon, resilient and resource-efficient economy - entered into force on 12 July 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive - on the disclosure of climate and environmental data by companies and financial institutions - initiative foreseen in Q1 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Initiatives to screen and benchmark green budgeting practices of the Member States and of the EU - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

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    Review of the relevant State aid guidelines, including the environment and energy State aid guidelines - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Citizens' lives (behaviour change) / employment

    As part of the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, the European Commission proposed a Just Transition Mechanism, including a Just Transition Fund, to leave no one behind. The Just Transition Mechanism focuses on the regions and sectors that are most affected by the transition because they depend on fossil fuels or carbon-intensive processes.
    Moreover, helping consumers play their part in the green transition is a key goal of the EU consumer policy revision. Consumer policy will help to empower consumers through reliable and useful information on products, prevention of overstated environmental information and sale of products with a covertly shortened lifespan, and minimum requirements for sustainability logos and labels.
    The involvement and commitment of the public and of all stakeholders is crucial to the success of the European Green Deal. The Commission will launch a European Climate Pact to focus on engagement with the public on climate action.
    The European Commission is developing a communication campaign on the Recovery Plan to raise awareness of EU actions to tackle the coronavirus crisis and to rekindle a European sense of solidarity and trust. The Recovery Campaign will reach out to citizens in all 27 EU Member States, and in the 24 official EU languages. This campaign will be the flagship communication campaign of the current European Commission mandate under which the European Green Deal and the Digital Strategy for Europe campaigns will be developed.
  • Citizens' lives (behaviour change) / employment

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Just Transition Fund - to support workers and citizens of the regions most impacted by the transition to net zero emissions - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Citizens' lives (behaviour change) / employment

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    EU consumer policy revision - to empower the consumer to play their part in achieving the green transition - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Citizens' lives (behaviour change) / employment

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    European Climate Pact - to engage citizens and communities in action for our climate and environment - initiative foreseen in Q3 2020
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  • Citizens' lives (behaviour change) / employment

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    European Commission communication campaign on the Recovery plan - to talk to the EU citizens about how the EU is helping to bring about a green and digital recovery from the coronavirus crisis in Europe, building up resilience and strategic autonomy of our economies and societies, including our health systems
    ReferenceTBC
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4.Other environmental measures

  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    Creating a toxic-free environment requires more action to prevent pollution from being generated as well as measures to clean and remedy it. To protect Europe’s citizens and ecosystems, the EU will better monitor, report, prevent and remedy pollution from air, water, soil, and consumer products. To achieve this, the EU and Member States will need to look more systematically at all policies and regulations. To address these interlinked challenges, the European Commission will adopt in 2021 a zero pollution action plan for air, water and soil.
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Zero Pollution Action Plan for air, water and soil - initiative foreseen in 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability - to reduce the risks associated with producing and using chemicals - initiative foreseen in Q3 2020.
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

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    Follow-up of the evaluation of the current EU air quality legislation - to strengthen provisions on monitoring, modelling and air quality plans to help local authorities achieve cleaner air; propose to revise air quality standards to align them more closely with the World Health Organization recommendations - ongoing
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

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    Continued and enhanced Clean Air Policy implementation support - ongoing
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Communication on the Strategic Approach to Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE) - outlining a set of actions addressing the multifaceted challenges that the release of pharmaceuticals poses to the environment - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Follow-up of the evaluation of the current EU water legislation: proposals - to strengthen provisions on water pollutants, to boost implementation and to increase water related investments and other measures - ongoing
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

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    Follow-up to the Industrial Emissions Directive evaluation including the development of BAT (best available techniques) conclusions on energy and water usage as well as pollution - ongoing
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Waste management and Circular economy / sustainable production and consumption

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Proposal legislative waste reforms on waste, packaging waste, waste management, landfill, electrical and electronic waste, end-of-life vehicles, batteries and accumulators, and waste batteries and accumulators - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    The Farm to Fork Strategy strengthens efforts to tackle climate change, protect the environment, and preserve biodiversity. The common agricultural and common fisheries policies will remain key tools to support these efforts while ensuring a decent living for farmers, fishermen and their families. The European Commission’s proposals for the common agricultural policy stipulate that at least 40% of the common agricultural policy’s overall budget from 2023-2027 and at least 30% of the Maritime Fisheries Fund would contribute to climate action.
    The Biodiversity Strategy outlines the EU’s position for the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, with global targets to protect biodiversity, as well as commitments to address the main causes of biodiversity loss in the EU, underpinned by measurable objectives that address the main causes of biodiversity loss. The biodiversity strategy identifies specific measures to meet these objectives. Building on the 2030 biodiversity strategy, the European Commission will prepare a new EU forest strategy covering the whole forest cycle and promoting the many services that forests provide.
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    "Farm to Fork" Strategy - for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Measures, including legislative, to significantly reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides, and the use of fertilizers and antibiotics - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Finalisation of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, including reinforced support for Member States, to ensure that strategic plans contribute to the European Green Deal and the Farm to Fork Strategy - proposed by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

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    The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 - protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems - adopted by the Commission
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

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    New EU Forest Strategy - covering the whole forest cycle and promoting the many services that forests provide - initiative foreseen in Q1 2021
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

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    Measures to support deforestation-free value chains - from 2020
    ContactEuropean Commission
  • Others

    As part of the Green Deal, the European Commission has refocused the European Semester process of macroeconomic coordination to integrate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, to put sustainability and the well-being of citizens at the centre of economic policy, and the sustainable development goals at the heart of the EU’s policymaking and action. The Commission will also present a new environmental action programme to complement the European Green Deal that will include a new monitoring mechanism to ensure that Europe remains on track to meet its environmental objectives.
  • Others

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    Integration of the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Semester - putting sustainability and the well-being of citizens at the centre of economic policy, and the sustainable development goals at the heart of the EU’s policymaking and action
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  • Others

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    8th Environment Action Programme - to guide the EU's environmental policy for the 2021 - 2030 period - initiative foreseen in Q4 2020
    Referencehttps://ec.europa.eu/environment/action-programme/ (to read more about the 7th EAP)
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5.International Cooperation

6.Others

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    A dedicated EU Space Programme webpage responding to the coronavirus and in cooperation with the European Space Agency the RACE dashboard on Rapid Action on Covid-19
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    Mission Innovation - the EU is a major player in this global initiative, working to accelerate clean energy innovation and one of the platforms for EU global outreach in the context of the European Green Deal - ongoing
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