EEB Policy Brief on RED III: Taking the Paris Agreement Compatible (PAC) energy scenario to the next level

Categories: Climate & Energy
Types: Position
Published: 28 February 2022
Size: 3.30 MB

Among the proposed policies under the “Fit for 55” package, the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) is the key policy initiative to enable the transition to a 100% renewable energy grid. In this policy brief, we used the results from the Paris Agreement Compatible (PAC) scenario, developed by the EEB and CAN Europe, to benchmark the provisions of the proposed revised Directive. As shown, there are significant improvements that need to be made in RED III legal text proposed by the European Commission for it to be aligned with the 1.5°C objective of the Paris Agreement.

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