Published Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Manual: Chapter 3 - Climate change 

This publication forms a section of the Manual of European Environmental Policy, published by IEEP in 2012. This chapter on EU climate change policy outlines the initial EU programme to stabilise CO2 emissions in the EU with explanations of the directives, decisions and legislation that were employed to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions. Topics discussed in this chapter include: energy taxation, promotion of electricity from renewable sources, and carbon capture and storage. Further sections cover legislation on standardising, trading, monitoring and limiting emissions.