The European Union has already surpassed its 2020 greenhouse gas emission reduction target, but projections for 2030 and 2050 show that efforts need to be stepped up to achieve longer term goals, according to a report from the European Environment Agency.
The EEA report, published on Tuesday as the COP23 negotiations are ongoing in Bonn, was part of a package including an assessment of progress towards the EU's climate targets, preliminary data on EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2016, and an analysis of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS).
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