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EU greenhouse gas emissions: ambitions, monitoring and insights into future reductions

One of the key elements of the Kyoto protocol (1997) and the Paris Agreement (2015) is the commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The EU, together with Member States, is party to both agreements, aimed at substantial reductions by 2020, by 2030, and by 2050. With the European Green Deal, the European Commission’s ambition is to reach climate neutrality, so net zero emissions, by 2050. This means that we would need to remove or offset any emissions that we cannot avoid. In view of this ambitious goal

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