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:
The EU tracks its progress on cutting emissions through regular monitoring and reporting.
The EU has set itself the goal of becoming a climate-resilient society by 2050, fully adapted to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.
The plan to achieve this is set out in the EU Strategy on Climate Adaptation.
Before proposing new policies, the Commission carefully assesses their potential impacts.