- Ensure mandatory earmarking for a low carbon economy, and climate proofing of all programmes;
- Support measures for environmental protection and resource efficiency, including measures for protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services. In total 50% of funds need to benefit the environment and climate - at the moment it is closer to 30% only;
- Improve result orientation of the Cohesion Policy through ex-ante conditions (projects would only receive funding if they meet certain criteria) and an adequate performance framework based on environmental targets and indicators.
WWF European Policy Office,
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