MEPs have called for the EU to increase its 2030 emissions reduction target to a 55% cut on 1990 levels, while rejecting proposals to withdraw support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and biofuels.
In a resolution on the upcoming COP24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland, they said the current 2030 target of 40% was not a “sufficient contribution” to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement and urged the European Commission to lay down emissions reduction targets that would take the EU to net-zero emissions by 2050.
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