Decarbonisation plays a crucial role in the fight against climate change. What progress has been made so far, and what are the challenges ahead?
In this episode of The Sound of Economics, we focus the issue of decarbonisation and the fight against climate change.
Decarbonisation is at the heart of EU energy and climate policy. And the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement makes decarbonisation targets some of the EU’s most important international commitments.
Progress towards the 2020 targets has been impressive. But the 2020 framework is now being replaced by new targets. The EU wants an 80-95 percent reduction in emissions by 2050, with an intermediate target of 40 percent by 2030.
We asked Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow at Bruegel, what progress the EU has