Recovery plans fall short of EU green spending goals, campaigners warn

Euractiv | Jun 23, 2021 at 9:30 AM
  • As the European Commission starts endorsing national recovery plans submitted by EU countries, campaigners are growing concerned that the EU executive may not fully enforce the fund’s green spending target.
  • In April, the NGO analysed the draft spending plans of eight central and eastern European countries and found gaps between their proposals and the European Commission’s requirements, including a failure to meet the 37% threshold for investment in a green transition.