18-year-old environmental activist and campaigner Mya-Rose Craig poses on an ice floe in the Arctic as part of the most northerly climate strike at 82.2° North. A Greenpeace team is in the Arctic to document the impact of the climate crisis and investigate marine life in the region.

We are in a race against time. Forests are burning, ice sheets are collapsing and the window to stop runaway climate change is closing. To avoid the collapse of human civilisation as we know it and the mass extinction of life on Earth, immediate action is needed.

The 50.5-52.8% real emission reductions backed by the European Commission for 2030 are grossly inadequate and completely irresponsible.

This analysis by eight leading green NGOs examines the EU Commission’s climate plans for 2030.


Sebastian Mang  – Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser: +32 (0)479 601289, [email protected]

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