Seeking EU membership, Western Balkan countries should plan coal exit -report

Published 22:14 on October 4, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:14 on October 4, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU leaders meet with their Western Balkans counterparts on Wednesday to discuss the bloc’s criteria for EU accession – including climate and energy policy – while a report shows that a coal exit in the region by 2040 is feasible and cost effective, given the bloc's looming border carbon levy on imports and other risks.

EU leaders meet with their Western Balkans counterparts on Wednesday to discuss the bloc’s criteria for EU accession – including climate and energy policy – while a report shows that a coal exit in the region by 2040 is feasible and cost effective, given the bloc’s looming border carbon levy on imports and other risks.

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