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Bridging the Planning Gap Synthesis: Transforming European NECPs to Deliver on Climate Targets

September 13, 2023 Category: Policy

Achieving climate neutrality in Europe by 2050 is an ambitious goal. Doing so while strengthening Europe’s energy independence, building up domestic net-zero industry, improving energy resilience, and ensuring affordability for homes and businesses in the face of shifting geopolitical headwinds ratchets up the difficulty. Fortunately, ongoing updates to European Union (EU) Member State National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP) provide an opportunity to confidently chart a course through these perilous waters—if Member States raise the bar on their planning processes.

Below is a synthesis of CATF’s report, Bridging the Planning Gap: Transforming European NECPs to Deliver on Climate Targets.”