Climate Action

Climate strategies & targets

The EU has set itself targets to progressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050.

Key climate and energy targets are set in the:

These targets have been defined to put the EU on the path towards becoming a climate-neutral economy as detailed in the 2050 long-term strategy and proposed under the Climate Law.

The EU tracks its progress on cutting emissions through regular monitoring and reporting.

Before proposing new policies, the Commission carefully assesses their potential impacts.