Orgalime response to the Green Paper '2030 Energy and Climate Change Framework'

2 July, 2013
Policies and Issues:
Energy, Energy Roadmap, Internal Energy Market

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Orgalime welcomes the stakeholder consultation process on the EU’s 2030 energy and climate change framework and the Commission´s commitment to providing urgently needed planning and investment security for European industry. 

We firmly believe that a binding 30% CO2 target by 2030 coupled with right instruments can help pushing Europe in the right direction, in terms of driving investments into innovative and competitive areas and of supporting the overall competitiveness of European industry, growth, jobs and citizens welfare in Europe. 

Considering the international dimension of this debate, we encourage the EU to make the necessary efforts to obtain a global and legally binding climate agreement at the UN-FCCC in Paris in 2015. We particularly recognise that if other regions of the world would not agree with taking similar binding commitments that adjustments of any European targets and subsequent instruments may become necessary to help investment and planning security and to secure the global competitiveness of EU industries...[more in the paper]

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Sigrid Linher
Director Energy & Environment

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