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European Green Deal (2019-2020)

Event date: 05/12/2019

European Green Deal (2019-2020)

This package contains the events between 1st July 2019 and 31 December 2020. For latest events, see related links.

The ‘European Green Deal’ proposed by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the EC, sets several goals for climate and nature in Europe and beyond:

  • a European climate law to enact the 2050 target;
  • an extension of the emissions trading system;
  • a European carbon border tax; more ambitious targets and reduce emissions by at least 50% by 2030;
  • a sustainable Europe investment plan to boost private investments;
  • a just transition fund so no one is left behind; a biodiversity strategy for 2030
  • and a new circular economy action plan.

 

See also our media packages on climate change, green house emissions trading systems, or cicular economy.

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During the plenary session (14-17 December 2020), MEPs debate on the EU Strategy on adaptation to climate change Commission in the European Parliament, in Brussels.

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MEPS debate the policy implications to adapt farming practices and to preserve the EU's natural resources

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During the plenary session (11 - 13 November 2020) of the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs debate the sustainable Europe Investment Plan

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MEPS debate and vote on new 2030 emissions reduction target

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Exchange of views with Frans TIMMERMANS, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the European Green Deal

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During the plenary session (9-12 March 2020), MEPs discuss their expectations regarding upcoming Commission proposals on the climate law.

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MEPs vote on legislative proposals to help EU communities succeed in making the transition to low carbon

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During the plenary session (13-16 January 2020), MEPs debate on the sustainable investment plan, just transition fund and roadmap on Social Europe, in the EP in Strasbourg.

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During the extraordinary sitting of 11 December 2019 in the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs debate on the European Green Deal.

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News footage

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Video. Duration: 03:39

Infoclip: Single use plastics

Stockshots  -  10/10/2018
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Videos

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Video. Duration: 01:27

Microplastic pollution

News  -  22/11/2018
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Video. Duration: 01:21

A plastic strategy for a circular economy

News  -  07/09/2018
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Video. Duration: 01:13

Repair, re-use and recycle!

Discovery  -  09/04/2018