European Climate Law deal: 9 things you need to know

MEPs and member states reached a deal early this morning to adopt a net emissions cut of 55% by 2030 after protracted and contentious talks on the European Climate Law. Here’s what you need to know.

by Simon Pickstone
A forest fire in Catalonia, summer 2019. Campaigners are dismayed that the EU's 2030 emissions cut will include carbon sinks like forests that are increasingly under threat. Photo: Pau Barrena/AFP via Getty Images
A forest fire in Catalonia, summer 2019. Campaigners are dismayed that the EU's 2030 emissions cut will include carbon sinks like forests that are increasingly under threat. Photo: Pau Barrena/AFP via Getty Images

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