Towards Net Zero - The LULUCF Regulation and the Fit for 55 Package
Article from: OGEL 1 (2022), in Energy Transition
The inclusion of the land use sector within the EU's climate law framework in 2018 was a major step forward in establishing a holistic climate policy for Europe. The land use, land use change and forestry ('LULUCF') Regulation is an integral component of the EU 2030 climate and energy framework. The Fit for 55 package of July 2021 introduces several revisions to the LULUCF Regulation, including a commitment to increase the EU's carbon sinks to levels above 300 million tonnes of CO2, equivalent by 2030. These removals are to be distributed as binding targets for Member States ...