Climate law: Environment ministers sign off on 2030 emissions target

EU environment ministers have adopted their position on the full European Climate Law, including a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, paving the way for further talks with the European Parliament.

by Simon Pickstone
German environment minister Svenja Schulze chaired Thursday's Environment Council. She said the new goal “sets an example internationally”. Photo: European Union
German environment minister Svenja Schulze chaired Thursday's Environment Council. She said the new goal “sets an example internationally”. Photo: European Union

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