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National Climate Law 4936/2022 on the transition to climate neutrality and adaptation to climate change

legislation type Legislative
Adaptation Framework
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2022
This law sets Greece's legal framework on climate action. The document also contains emergency provisions to address the energy crisis and protect the environment.

Key measures established in this law include: 
a) setting a net zero target for 2050,
b) measures and policies to strengthen adaptation to climate change at the lowest possible cost,
c) intermediate anthropogenic emission mitigation targets for the years 2030 and 2040;
d) indicators for monitoring progress towards achieving the relevant objectives,
e) procedures for evaluating and readjusting the objectives and taking additional measures, and
f) measures to mitigate emissions from power generation, the building sector, transport and business.
The law also provides for the creation of a carbon budgeting mechanism for the main sectors of the economy and the governance and participation system for climate action.


  • Ensure the decarbonisation path by the year 2050
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2050 | Base year:
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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