Matching the guidance with science: How to re-design national energy & climate plans

Energy Cities’ 3 recommendations based on the IPCC’s latest findings


Publication date

July 19, 2022

In today’s world, top-down National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) which are not grounded in local realities and potential will fail. Techno-centred, one-size-fits-all solutions will neither deliver on the objectives of the just transition, nor will it succeed in reducing Europe’s reliance on Russia. In this paper you will find three key recommendations which could usher in a new era for a future-proof EU climate governance.