1. EU’s Long-Term Strategy should bring forward cross-sectorial approaches integrating aspects related to energy, environment and climate altogether. This should include a clear recognition of the multiple benefits of such a climate neutral strategy in terms of health, economic growth, social inclusion, poverty alleviation, citizen empowerment, territorial development.
2. Achieving net zero emissions in the EU by 2050 is the only responsible scenario. This scenario should include an objective of 100% Renewable Energy Sources based energy system by 2050. 3. Climate and Energy observatories at regional level should become key partners of EU’s policy making processes as the finesse of their data, the insight into the drivers of the current trends and proximity to local stakeholders make them precious (...)