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The EU budget can serve the achievement of 2030 climate and energy targets in line with the Paris Agreement.

The European Union will need to ratchet-up its climate ambition for the next decade to become compliant with the Paris Agreement. The forthcoming EU budget post-2020 can contribute to higher climate ambition for 2030 by setting climate proof investment conditions and climate action incentives to reward and enable those Member
States and regions which want to do more.

Download the briefing here:  pdf Briefing EU budget to serve climate ambition Feb 2018 (857 KB)

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