Briefing Increasing environmental ambition in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme: a review of amendments in the ENVI committee

Climate action

In this briefing CAN Europe reviews and compares the amendments tabled in the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee which concern environmental ambition in the EU ETS. 

We attempt to review all of the amendments which seek to improve environmental ambition compared with the European Commission’s legislative proposal. We highlight the best of these with a view to encouraging Committee Members to vote in support of them. We also indicate where alternative compromise amendments might be welcome on certain issues.

CAN Europe Briefing ENVI amendments 10 11 2016



EU Parliament Scoreboard​: Protectors, Procrastinators & Prehistoric Thinkers

New in-depth data research from five leading climate and environment organisations reveals that only a minority of MEPs during the 2019 – 2024 mandate acted to protect Europe’s climate, nature and air quality. The majority of MEPs acted instead as either procrastinators or prehistoric thinkers, delaying real action with patchy and inconsistent voting records, or worse, completely failing to rise to the challenge of the crises Europe is facing.

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