The European Commission adopted a set of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. More information on Delivering the European Green Deal.


The benefits of the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal will improve the well-being and health of citizens and future generations by providing:

  • trees fresh air, clean water, healthy soil and biodiversity
  • building renovated, energy efficient buildings
  • vegetables healthy and affordable food
  • public transport more public transport
  • icon cleaner energy and cutting-edge clean technological innovation
  • waste longer lasting products that can be repaired, recycled and re-used
  • person icon future-proof jobs and skills training for the transition
  • industry icon globally competitive and resilient industry


Get involved

You can make a difference by getting involved in the European Climate Pact, an initiative that helps communities share and implement measures to combat climate change, or in the New European Bauhaus, an initiative that is bringing a cultural and creative dimension to the European Green Deal.