Argument: Lisbon Treaty responds to concerns raised by EU citizens

Issue Report: EU constitution reform treaty (Lisbon Treaty)


“Treaty of Lisbon. Questions and Answers”. – “The Treaty of Lisbon responds to concerns raised by European citizens. For example, the political commitment to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and energy policy is fully reflected in the Treaty. For the first time, the treaties will contain a section on energy which assigns to Union policy in this sector the objectives of ensuring the proper functioning of the energy market, in particular energy supply and the promotion of energy efficiency and energy saving, and the development of new and renewable forms of energy.”