EU Commission lays out plan to become climate neutral by 2030
The European Commission unveiled plans on 5 April to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions by 60% before the end of the decade, saying the remainder will be compensated with carbon removals.
The plan puts the onus on cutting emissions from transport and office buildings, said Frans Timmermans, the European Commission’s vice-president in charge of the Green Deal. For commuting and getting around in Brussels and Luxembourg, public transport and green mobility will be prioritised, with a fleet of Commission-owned bikes and an increased number of charging stations for electric vehicles.
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