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

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Last update2 Sept. 2020

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

  • Building sector

    RecoveryRedesign
    Significant top ups of existing grant schemes for building renovation have been introduced in May 2020 as an immediate response
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry for Energy and Spatial Planning
  • Transition to renewable energy

    RecoveryRedesign
    Significant top ups of existing grant schemes for renewable energy heating systems have been introduced in May 2020 as an immediate response
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry for Energy and Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable transportation

    RecoveryRedesign
    Significant top ups of existing grant schemes for electric cars, other electric vehicles and bikes have been introduced in May 2020 as an immediate response
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry for Energy and Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable transportation

    RecoveryRedesign
    As a further measure to promote e-mobility, a new grant scheme for private charging stations for electric cars was introduced in June 2020
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry for Energy and Spatial Planning
  • Land sector

    Redesign
    A new grant scheme for sustainable and resilient forestry was intoduced in July 2020
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable transportation

    ResponseRecovery
    Teleworking has been boosted by the COVID-19 crisis and the Luxembourg Government is planning to push teleworking beyond the current crisis by building upon the positive experiences of the last months
    ContactGovernement

2.Cross-cutting measures

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

    Redesign
    The promotion of sustainable finance remains a critical aspect of Luxembourg's climate policy. The Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative, set up in July 2020, will enable a swift elaboration of Luxembourg's sustainable finance strategy
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry of Finance
  • Governance

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    The integrated national energy and climate plan (NECP), adopted in May 2020, is an important part of the national recovery package, with the goal to promote green economic recovery and the creation of green jobs. Despite the challenging economic context, the overall ambition level of the NECP has been maintained
    ContactMinistry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development ; Ministry for Energy and Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable finance (public/private)/market mechanisms/carbon pricing

    Redesign
    The Luxembourg Government remains fully committed to introducing a carbon pricing scheme as of next year
    ContactGovernement

3.International Cooperation