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European Green Deal

Datum evenement: 05/12/2019

European Green Deal

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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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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Vervuiling door microplastics

Actua  -  22/11/2018
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Video. Duration: 01:13

Herstellen, hergebruiken en recyclen.

Ontdek  -  09/04/2018