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Order No. 125/2024/1 adopting the Specific Regulation for the Climate Action and Sustainability Thematic Area.

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This Order approves in the Annex the Specific Regulation for the Climate Action and Sustainability Thematic Area. The Regulation establishes the rules applicable to operations under the Climate Action and Sustainability thematic area, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CoF), for the 2021-2027 programming period, in implementation of the general regime provided for in Decree-Law No. 20-A/2023 of 22 March, within the scope of the following strategic objectives: a) A greener, low-carbon Europe, in transition to a zero net carbon economy, and resilient, by promoting a clean and equitable energy transition, green and blue investments, the circular economy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, risk prevention and management and sustainable urban mobility; b) A more connected Europe, by strengthening mobility.
Chapter III regulates the specific provisions applicable to the following areas, associated with the specific objectives of the Portugal 2030 programmes: a) Support for energy efficiency and decarbonization of regional and local public administration; b) Promotion of self-consumption and renewable energy communities; c) Promotion of storage, better management and increased digitalization of energy networks; d) Adaptation to climate change, risk management and water resources; e) Protection and defense of the coastline; f) Urban water cycle; g) Urban waste management; h) Nature conservation, biodiversity and natural heritage; i) Environmental liabilities (abandoned mining areas and quarries in a critical situation); j) Promoting sustainable multimodal urban mobility as part of the transition to a zero net carbon economy.
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Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on the day after its publication.
Serial Imprint
Di rio da Rep blica, I Series, No. 64, 1 April 2024.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Portaria n. 125/2024/1 - Adota o Regulamento Espec fico da rea Tem tica A o Clim tica e Sustentabilidade.