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EU Set To Approve Plan For Net-Zero Emissions By 2050

June 17, 2019

Via: Forbes

Though a plan to decarbonize the European Union looked to be in trouble last week, developments in recent days combined with political paralysis in choosing the EU’s top jobs means EU governments may take a surprise decision to endorse a ‘net-zero emissions by 2050’ goal at a summit in Brussels on Thursday.

The original hope was to adopt the target at this week’s European Council summit of 28 national leaders, given that it is the last chance to adopt the goal before a global UN climate summit taking place in New York in September. The idea is that an ambitious EU target will motivate other governments to follow suit in New York.

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