MEPs to demand binding targets to curb over-consumption

With over-consumption recognised as a key driver of ecological decline and climate change, the European Parliament's environment committee looks set to agree next week on the need for legal measures to reduce raw material use.

by Robert Hodgson
Over-consumption: EU executive will be urged to ‘propose binding EU targets for 2030 to significantly reduce the EU material and consumption footprints’ (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Over-consumption: EU executive will be urged to ‘propose binding EU targets for 2030 to significantly reduce the EU material and consumption footprints’ (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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