Saturday, December 21, 2019

European Green Deal: putting Europe on track to reach net-zero global warming emissions by 2050

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced hotly anticipated European Green Deal on 11 October 2019,  and on 11 December she outlined a long list of policy initiatives to support Green Deal, including major policy area:
Clean energy - Opportunities for alternative, cleaner sources of energy
Sustainable industry - Ways to ensure more sustainable, more environmentally respectful production cycles
Building and renovating - The need for a cleaner construction sector

Sustainable mobility - Promoting more sustainable means of transport
Biodiversity - Measures to protect our fragile ecosystem
From Farm to Fork - Ways to ensure a more sustainable food systems
Eliminating pollution - Measures to cut pollution rapidly and efficiently
Supported by investments in green technologies, sustainable solutions and new businesses, the Green Deal can be a new EU growth strategy.