Europe’s green performance remains patchy — EEA

Many of the EU’s primary environmental targets for 2020 are in danger of being missed as faster economic growth poses risks to water, soil, air and climate, a report has warned

Many of the EU’s primary environmental targets for 2020 are in danger of being missed as faster economic growth poses risks to water, soil, air and climate, a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) warned on Thursday.  

According to the EEA’s Environmental Indicator Report 2017, EU Member States need to accelerate progress in the production and consumption of food, electricity and transport — three sectors that have the greatest environmental and climate impacts.

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