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Changes in Estonia’s Climate Policy
Changes in Estonia’s Climate Policy

Author(s): Kinga Raś
Subject(s): Energy and Environmental Studies, Governance, Environmental and Energy policy, International relations/trade, Environmental interactions
Published by: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych
Keywords: Estonia; climate policy; climate neutrality; energy policy; energy transition;
Summary/Abstract: Although in June, Estonia along with Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary blocked a political consensus statement in the European Council regarding the EU’s goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, in October, the country accepted the deadline. Estonia, despite relying on burning oil shale, has decided to embark on a difficult energy transition. This means that, among the EU Member States, support for ambitious EU climate policy is growing.

  • Page Count: 2
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: English