EU Commission unveils ‘European Green Deal’: The key points

Euractiv | Dec 11, 2019 at 3:16 PM
  • The European Commission unveiled its hotly anticipated European Green Deal on Wednesday (11 October), outlining a long list of policy initiatives aimed at putting Europe on track to reach net-zero global warming emissions by 2050.
  • Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined the European Green Deal today (11 December), vowing to “leave no-one behind” in the race to achieve a climate neutral economy by 2050.
  • EU’s state aid guidelines will be reviewed in that context so that national governments are able to directly support investments in clean energy.