Researchers urge EU to lift 2030 emissions goal to a ‘Paris-compatible’ 63-73% cut

Published 19:36 on September 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:36 on September 21, 2022  /  Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

The EU should aim to reach net zero emissions by 2045 at the latest - five years earlier than its current goal - to have a shot of remaining within a Paris Agreement-aligned 1.5 C warming scenario this century, researchers said in a report this week as officials prepare to increase the bloc's collective pledge.

The EU should aim to reach net zero emissions by 2045 at the latest – five years earlier than its current goal – to have a shot of remaining within a Paris Agreement-aligned 1.5 C warming scenario this century, researchers said in a report this week as officials prepare to increase the bloc’s collective pledge.

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