Governments required to make ‘just transition plans’ for funding

Member states will be required to draw up ‘just transition plans’ consistent with the EU’s climate goals in order to receive future funding to support fossil-fuel dependent regions under plans expected to be confirmed by the European Commission on Tuesday.

by Raquel Guerra
Coal miner: Poland was the only member state opposed to the proposal at the European Council in December (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Coal miner: Poland was the only member state opposed to the proposal at the European Council in December (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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