MEPs call for binding 2030 targets for materials use and consumption footprint

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU needs clear policy objectives to achieve a carbon-neutral, environmentally sustainable, toxic-free and fully circular economy by 2050 at the latest, say MEPs. On Wednesday, the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted its report on the new EU Circular Economy […]

Commission sets moderate greenhouse gas reduction targets for 2030

Yesterday, the European Commission took the middle, not ambitious path, on the burning issue of climate protection. It chose to propose rather conservative targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy production from renewable resources, easy to achieve and not demanding extra efforts in the investments front. To this effect, early yesterday, José Manuel […]