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European recovery plans: national targets - common challenges - The article identifies four main structural challenges in the European national recovery and resilience plans published to date.
The European Commission reports the amount of the Cohesion Fund at €72 671 574 109. It covers 15 countries and is allocated to trans-European transport networks and projects covered by EU environmental priorities.
The report gives an overview of the challenges for the EU from the coronavirus crisis. It resports vaccine status, GDPs and Inflation rates.
Updated methodology & Updated Technical Screening Criteria for the EU Taxonomy.
This is a legislative resolution on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility. Annex I sets out the methodology for calculating the maximum financial contribution available for each Member State. Annex XI comprises a methodology for climate tracking (Coefficient for the calculation of support to climate change objectives / environmental objectives).
This report, commissioned by Breakthrough Energy, provides a practical action plan and investment guide for policy makers and investors, to help stimulate economic transition at the speed and scale needed to avoid the worst effects of climate change. With its 55 actionable recommendations for financial support, it targets the utilization of the European Commission’s €750 billion recovery fund, and other innovation funding vehicles, to transform Europe’s economy and set it on course for climate neutrality by 2050.
This EY report identifies over 1,000 possible green recovery projects in the member states of the European Union.
In this briefing, E3G maps the knowns and unknowns of Europe’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and efforts to align it with the European Green Deal. The briefing emphasizes that national governments in the EU must already plan their national efforts in the context of the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility to include a contribution of at least 37% of funding to climate objectives, while ensuring that the remainder of the funding does not harm the European Green Deal’s objectives and does not support new fossil fuel activities.
This think piece makes the case for earmarking a minimum share of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) to finance in-depth building renovations. The method we recommend is to allocate RRF funds according to the building sector's share of total GHG emissions, in line with the EU's green recovery commitments and the requirement to spend 37 % of the Recovery and Resilience Facility grants and loans on climate-related investments.