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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.