In March 2018, the EU leaders approached to the Commission to set up a proposal for a strategy for a long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction in accordance with the Paris Agreement within 12 months. Following that, in July 2018, the Commission brought together various stakeholders for a public consultations to update the EU's low-carbon energy roadmap for 2050 within a two days event in Brussels from 10-11 of July 2018.
The purpose of the public consultation is to collect the opinions on the technological and socioeconimc pathways for a long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy and gathering factual information and knowledge, including opportunities and challenges that the long-term strategy is facing with.
Curently, the EU is achieving the targets for 2020 and also establishing policies to reduce greenhouse gas emmissions by at least 40% in 2030 and achieve high level of ambition in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Comission also aims to include this strategy proposal for the next UN climate conference (COP24), taking place in Katowice, Poland in December 2018.
All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.
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