Proposal for a Regulation amending Regulations (EU) 2018/841 as regards the scope, simplifying the compliance rules, setting out the targets of the Member States for 2030 and committing to the collective achievement of climate neutrality by 2035 in the land use, forestry and agriculture sector, and (EU) 2018/1999 as regards improvement in monitoring, reporting, tracking of progress and review

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Legislative initiative tabled by the European Commission on 14 July 2021, introducing amendments to Regulation (EU) 2018/841 and Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 in the framework of the climate objectives as enshrined in the European Climate Law.

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Regulation (EU) 2018/814 sets out the commitments of the Member States of the European Union (EU) for the land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector that contribute to achieving the objectives of theĀ Paris Agreement and meeting the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target for the EU for the period 2021-2030. It also lays down rules for the accounting of emissions and removals from LULUCF and for checking compliance of Member States. Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 ensures the implementation of the Energy Union strategy in a coordinated and coherent manner.

This draft law aims to strengthen the contribution of the LULUCF sector to the increased overall climate ambition for 2030. It was unveiled by the European Commission on 14 July 2021, as part of the so-calledĀ Fit for 55 legislative package.

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EUR-LEX: SWD(2021)551: Staff Working Document accompanying the Proposal - Subsidiarity Grid
EUR-LEX: SWD(2021)609: Staff Working Document accompanying the Proposal - Impact Assessment Report
EUR-LEX: SWD(2021)610: Staff Working Document accompanying the Proposal - Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment Report
European Commission: Press Release, 14/07/2021: European Green Deal: Commission proposes transformation of EU economy and society to meet climate ambitions
European Commission: Questions and Answers - The Effort Sharing Regulation and Land, Forestry and Agriculture Regulation (14 July 2021)

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