All member states must become climate neutral by 2050, says Parliament in a vote on the EU climate law, calling for ambitious 2030 and 2040 emissions reduction targets.
Parliament wants the Green Deal to be at the core of the EU’s Covid-19 recovery package. Find out more about this roadmap for a climate-neutral Europe.
With the European Climate Law, the EU committing to carbon neutrality by 2050. What does that mean in practice?
EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the UN Conference, says Parliament.
Find out how Europe aims to fund projects to tackle climate change and support the regions most affected by the transition to a green economy.
MEPs convened in a plenary session to discuss with Ursula von der Leyen and Frans Timmermans the roadmap to a climate-neutral continent.
MEPs support the European Green Deal, but highlight challenges, including ensuring a just and inclusive transition and the need for high interim targets.
Fighting climate change continues to be one of the EU's priorities. Find out what MEPs have done to boost energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.
To boost the shift towards eco-friendly investment the EU is introducing rules to define what qualifies as green or sustainable activities.
A shift to a less-polluting economy requires significant investment. The EU wants to attract more private money as public funds are insufficient.
EU funding will help regions recover from the Covid crisis, whilst reducing disparities, making them greener and creating jobs.
What are the goals of the new EU Environment Action Plan to 2030 and what has to be done to achieve them?
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The EU's emissions trading system (ETS) aims to reduce the industry's carbon emissions. Discover how it works and why a reform is needed.
The Effort Sharing Regulation sets national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help the EU meet its commitments under the Paris Agreement.
Learn with our infographics how the EU wants to use forests' power to absorb CO2 to fight climate change and offset carbon from the land use sector.
The Parliament is discussing a carbon levy on imported goods to stop companies moving outside the EU to avoid emissions standards, a practice known as carbon leakage.
To reduce car emissions MEPs have adopted tougher CO2 limits on cars. Here’s what you should know the plans.
For regions that have a lot of industry using carbon the move to a climate neutral economy can be challenging. Find out how the Just Transition Fund will help.
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Check out our infographics to discover greenhouse gas emissions by country and by sector in the EU as well as the world's top emitters.
Climate change is already having wide-ranging consequences for human health, the environment and economies across Europe. Check out our map to learn more.
Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation have more than doubled over the past two decades, while those from shipping have also increased. Check out our infographics.
Ever wondered how much CO2 is emitted by cars or whether electric vehicles really are a cleaner alternative? Check out our infographics to find out.
Check out our infographic containing a timeline listing milestones and key initiatives in the global fight against climate change.
The EU has set out ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Check out our infographics to find out about the progress it is making.
Protecting and sustainably managing forests is critical to fighting the climate crisis. Find out what measures the European Parliament is calling for.
One million out of eight million species globally are threatened with extinction. Find out which and how many species in Europe are endangered or extinct.
In order to preserve endangered species and human life, the EU wants to improve and preserve biodiversity on the continent. Learn how in our video.