UK lobbies EU for ‘light touch’ energy regulation

The UK and Czech Republic have been lobbying the EU for ‘a light touch system’ on the governance and enforcement of climate goals, an unpublished paper reveals

Photo: Frederic Prochasson 123rfThe UK and Czech Republic have urged the European Commission for a “light touch system” of governance over member states’ climate goals, an unpublished paper authored by the two countries reveals.

Both countries outline their support for the EU’s collective efforts towards setting energy goals. But they want this to remain an overarching strategic approach, not one that dictates the terms of implementation at a national level.

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