‘Fit for 55’: EEB assessment

EEB assessment: EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ is heading in a good direction but is not yet fit for climate nor fair to society

The European Commission has presented an impressive package of proposals to increase its climate ambition in line with the European Green Deal but is missing another historic opportunity to phase out fossil fuels, leaving the door open for coal, gas and oil to stay in the EU energy system for at least another two decades while sending the “polluter pays” bill to EU citizens.

The EEB calls on member states and the European Parliament to demand an increase in the ambition and policy coherence of the ‘Fit for 55’ legislative package. Science requires it and citizens across Europe are demanding much bolder action to fight climate change.

‘Fit for 55’: EEB assessment
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