Resolution of Council of Ministers 93/2010 mandating the development of a new regulatory framework for post-2010 climate policy in Portugal
This Resolution establishes that the Government will draft different documents to address the challenges of climate change arising from commitments for the post-2012 period: - a National Low Carbon Roadmap, with horizons of 2020, 2030 and 2050, taking into account the European Low Carbon Guideline, prepared by the Commission, and its lessons for national climate policy in the short and medium term - a National Climate Change Plan 2020, listing the measures for emission reduction aimed at attaining, at least, the targets stipulated by the Effort Sharing Decision and preparing higher targets for the country, to be defined by community institutions - Low Carbon Sector Plans, stipulating the contribution by the different ministries and departments (including related enterprises) towards the reduction of their indirect emissions.
The National Low Carbon Roadmap (RNBC) was released upon approval by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 93/2010, of 26 November. A long-term strategy was further passed in 2050.