Draft approved for climate plan 2021-2030
THE CABINET has approved the draft for the national energy and climate plan for 2021-2030 aiming to achieve the European Union’s ‘ambitious goals’ to make a real contribution to tackling climate change, it was announced on Thursday.
The move is in line with the regulation on the governance of the energy union and climate action, whereby each member state is required to establish a 10-year National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) for the period from 2021 to 2030 in order to meet the EU’s new energy and climate targets for 2030.
Cyprus’ draft NECP for the period 2021-2030, includes policies and measures concerning various sectors to achieve the objectives set.
These include reducing EU greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030 compared to 2005.