Post-2020 climate goals will require ‘sweeping changes’ – EEA

EU governments must work much harder to achieve their climate targets for 2030 and 2050, the European Environment Agency said in two reports released as governments discuss climate goals in Marrakech this week

EU governments must work much harder to achieve their climate targets for 2030 and 2050, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in two reports released as governments discuss climate goals in Marrakech this week.

While preliminary EEA data shows that EU emissions in 2014 and 2015 were reduced by more than 20% compared to 1990 levels, meaning the bloc is on target to hit its 2020 target, efforts to cut emissions must be ramped up to achieve targets in the decades after that.

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