Blog and News EU Member State greenhouse gas emission targets published

EU Member State greenhouse gas emission targets published

Regulation 2018/842 sets legally binding greenhouse gas emission reduction targets by EU Member States. The targets aim to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement to reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2005 levels in 2030.

 

Targets vary significantly between countries. Bulgaria has the lowest target (0%) whereas Luxembourg and Sweden have the highest target (40%). Eleven Member States have a target above 30%.

Please leave your comments:


Consultation opens on RoHS exemptions
Date: 19/03/2019

Consultation opens on RoHS exemptions

The Oeko-Institut and Fraunhofer IZM have launched a stakeholder consultation on behalf of the European Commission on requests for three new RoHS exemptions and the renewal of three existing RoHS exemption.

Read more
Bevacizumab added to Proposition 65 List
Date: 13/03/2019

Bevacizumab added to Proposition 65 List

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has updated the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity to include Bevacizumab. This chemical is sold under the trade name Avastin and is used as a cancer treatment.

Read more