An EU report shows the bloc remains on track to comfortably meet its 2020 emissions reduction targets, but the same cannot be said for the decade to 2030, according to a separate analysis from the European Environment Agency, which calls for “robust” action at the national level.
Greenhouse gas emissions were 22% below 1990 levels by the end of 2016, meaning the EU had already exceeded its end-of-decade target by two percentage points, the European Commission said in its annual climate action progress report on Friday.
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