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Amendments 002-002 - Motion for a resolution on the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland (COP24) - B8-0477/2018(002-002)

22.10.2018 B8-0477/2

Amendment 2

Jadwiga Wiśniewska, Bolesław G. Piecha on behalf of the ECR Group

Motion for a resolution B8-0477/2018 Adina-Ioana Vălean, Jo Leinen, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Bas Eickhout, Piernicola Pedicini on behalf of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety on the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland (COP24)

Motion for a resolution

Paragraph 9

Motion for a resolution

Amendment

9. Stresses the importance of an ambitious climate policy for the EU to act as a credible and reliable partner globally, of maintaining the EU's global climate leadership, and of adherence to the Paris Agreement; welcomes the agreement by the European Parliament and the Council to raise the targets for renewables and energy efficiency to 32 % and 32.5 % respectively by 2030, which will result in GHG emission reductions of over 45 % by 2030; welcomes, therefore, the Commission's comments on updating the EU's NDC to take this higher ambition into account and increase its 2030 emissions reduction target; calls on the Commission to prepare, by the end of 2018, an ambitious mid-century zero emissions strategy for the EU, providing a cost-efficient pathway towards reaching the net-zero emissions goal adopted in the Paris Agreement and a net-zero carbon economy in the Union by 2050 at the latest, in line with a Union fair share of the remaining global carbon budget; supports an update of the Union's NDC with an economy-wide target of 55 % domestic GHG emission reductions by 2030 compared with 1990 levels;

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9. Stresses the importance of an ambitious climate policy for the EU to act as a credible and reliable partner globally, of maintaining the EU's global climate leadership, and of adherence to the Paris Agreement; notes the agreement by the European Parliament and the Council to raise the targets for renewables and energy efficiency to 32 % and 32.5 % respectively by 2030, which will result in GHG emission reductions of over 45 % by 2030; notes also the Commission's comments on updating the EU's NDC to take this higher ambition into account and increase its 2030 emissions reduction target; calls on the Commission to prepare, by the end of 2018, an ambitious emissions strategy for the EU, providing a cost-efficient pathway towards reaching a balance between emissions and sinks as adopted in the Paris Agreement;

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