Climate strategies & targets
The EU has set itself targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions progressively up to 2050.
Key climate and energy targets are set in the:
These targets are defined to put the EU on the way to achieve the transformation towards a low- carbon economy as detailed in the 2050 low-carbon roadmap.
The EU tracks its progress on cutting emissions through regular monitoring and reporting.
Before proposing new policies, the Commission carefully assesses their potential impacts.