German Presidency compromise text for Council First Reading Position
  • Council have stuck with with the Commission's 2030 reduction target of 50-55%.
  • They took up the idea of Parliament's Rapporteur that the Commission should work on a 2040 target*, but without putting a percentage figure on it.
  • As predicted, they rejected the Commission's grab for delegated power to modify the emissions targets unilaterally.
  • As predicted, they ignored Parliament's Rapporteur's idea of sectoral roadmaps.

Full Secretariat report under epf20-61 of 04.09.2020