Environment Committee calls for higher EU climate targets

On Monday, MEPs from the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee (ENVI) adopted a resolution outlining their demands for the 2022 World Climate Change Conference in Sharm el Sheikh (COP27). They call for the EU and all G20 countries to show leadership and update their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to global emission reductions (GHGs) accordingly to close the gap to the 1.5°C target. At the same time, however, MEPs made it clear that they expect the Fit for 55 package to achieve the EU’s 2030 target.

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