Eurostat: EU stagnates in climate protection

The EU's performance in climate protection has stagnated according to Eurostat, in the last few years. The Union, therefore, means not on track to achieve the

Eurostat: EU stagnates in climate protection

The EU's performance in climate protection has stagnated according to Eurostat, in the last few years. The Union, therefore, means not on track to achieve the target of 40 percent less greenhouse gases by 2030 compared to 1990, in a Monday report published by the EU statistical office in Luxembourg to the UN-sustainability goals. Based on data from 2013 to 2018, were. New plans such as the European "Green Deal" were not taken into account.

the majority of the 17 sustainability objectives the EU had, according to Eurostat, in the last five years for which data are available, progress. The most successful of the Union was, therefore, the target 16, which includes peace, justice and strong institutions. Also in the fight against poverty and in the area of health, the EU is therefore improved greatly. In the case of gender equality, the statisticians took even a step back.

The United Nations adopted the sustainability goals of 2015, the EU is expressly committed to the 17 goals and 160 targets. However, the EU Commission has presented despite the claims of the European Parliament and European governments is still no comprehensive strategy for implementation. Eurostat continuously measures and return steps according to a complicated System, which is part of the EU's self-set goals and indicators uses.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 10:20

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