The Effort Sharing Decision No 406/2009/EC establishes annual GHG emission targets for Member States for the period 2013-2020. Since the beginning of the compliance period in 2013 the EEA is acting as review secretariat for the annual reviews of the Member States’ GHG emission inventories under the ESD. The review secretariat is supporting the European Commission in the annual compliance process under the ESD by providing accurate and timely GHG emission data. The reviewed ESD emission data are published on the EEA website:

Greenhouse gas emissions under the Effort Sharing Decision (ESD) — European Environment Agency (