France calls for early deal on non-ETS targets

France called for an early agreement on the national emissions reduction targets for sectors outside of the EU emissions trading scheme during a meeting of EU environment ministers on Monday

France called for an early agreement on the national emissions reduction targets for sectors outside of the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) during a meeting of EU environment ministers on Monday.   

Setting a deadline for reaching an agreement at the next Environment Council meeting on 19 December would send a strong message that the EU is implementing its obligations under the Paris Agreement on climate, French environment minister Ségolène Royal told her counterparts.

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