EU member states are broadly on track to meet the bloc’s overall 2020 climate target but must introduce new policies to cut emissions by 40% by 2030, according to the European Environment Agency.
According to preliminary data submitted by member states, the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2% from 2017 to 2018, meaning the bloc has reduced its overall emissions by 23.2% below the 1990 baseline - comfortably beating its target of 20% by 2020.
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