by Ewa Krukowska, Bloomberg, January 28, 2020
The European Union is drafting a measure, titled the Green Deal, to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions entirely by 2050 in hopes to become the world’s first carbon neutral continent.
- The EU wants to make their new climate law irreversible
- The Green Deal is meant to keep Europe on track with the Paris Agreement climate goals
- Reaching the existing climate targets will require additional spending of 260 billion euros ($286 billion) annually
The Climate Center works on achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 and net negative emissions by 2035 through rapid decarbonization.
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-28/green-deal-law-to-make-eu-s-tectonic-energy-shift-irreversible
Nina TurnerEnergy Programs and Communications Coordinator
Janina is a graduate of the Energy Management and Design program at Sonoma State University with experience in non-profits that specialize in sustainability and volunteerism.