COP26: EU continues to put pressure on Brazil

The EU’s chief negotiator, Jacob Werksman, is not yet convinced that Brazil’s announcements so far at COP26 will be enough. He welcomed the recently published climate protection target of reducing emissions by 43 percent by 2030 and being CO2 neutral by 2050. However, Werksman said that the exact target path – that is, the legal instruments to achieve these goals – would not stand up to the test of the Paris climate targets.

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