Each year brings more and more record-breaking temperatures. And while the planet warms, extreme weather events like droughts, floods and hurricanes become more common. In other words, climate change is already here.

To avoid the worst impacts we need to keep the global temperature increase to well below 2 or even 1.5 degrees Celsius. Catastrophic climate change can only be avoided if nations rapidly cut their greenhouse gas emissions, while moving to an efficient energy system based fully on renewable energy by 2050.

The European Union remains one of the world’s most carbon polluting regions, second only to China and the United States.

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Have your say on the EU climate law

by Greenpeace European Unit

Exciting news: Inspired by the millions of people like you calling for urgent climate action, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has promised to bring forward an unprecedented EU…