The government of Pedro Sanchez has given its provisional approval to ban Balears diesel car sales year 2025 as it required by law balear Climate Change. In this way, the central executive legitimizes one of the star points of the regional rules and was suspended pending a favorable ruling from Madrid.
The authorization appears included in the draft of the bill on Climate Change and Energy Transition being drafted by the Ministry of Environment Transition directing Teresa Ribera. “Autonomous Regions island, by the uniqueness of their territories, will be able, favorable report from the Government and within its territory, agree on measures to promote clean mobility, consistent with Community rules on the marketing of vehicles, to achieve the purposes of this law”, It is including the draft law on Article 13.
In any case, the text clarifies that this approval only if the Govern balear crystallize meets a set of procedures: “The report referred to the preceding paragraph shall be issued by the Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function, within three months of its application, after consultation with the Ministries of Interior, Industry, Trade and Tourism, Transition Challenge Ecological and Demographic and Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation”.
It is expected that the draft begins its passage through Congress of Deputies next March. Currently the text has been presented to the advisory board called Environment formed by NGOs and environmental organizations to make their contributions.
The Climate Change Act prohibits balear buying diesel cars from 2025 and the same prohibition for the acquisition of vehicles -the vast majority combustion- since 2035 with the aim of virtually all mobile park islands is electric in 2050. this calendar, pioneering statewide, He had been questioned by the central government, however he ruled out challenging it to the Constitutional.
The Minister of Energy Transition of the Govern, Juan Pedro Yllanes, He hoped to convince his counterpart in Madrid the benefits of your bet. The provisional articulated draft is a boost to this claim.
The Government wanted to adopt a timetable to the margin of the state taking into account the particular vulnerability of the islands to climate change, also by the enormous human pressure that support the islands especially in high season. In this way, the central government has extended this specificity also Canarias.