State of the Union


European Commission proposes 55% cut in emissions by 2030

The European Commission has revealed plans to reduce European Union (EU) greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. The announcement comes after Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, in which she made the pledge, and accelaerates the...

State of the Union 2020: Charting the course out of the coronavirus crisis and into the future

President Ursula von der Leyen has pledged that the European Commission will drive a sustainable and transformational recovery that will give Europe a global platform to lead economically, environmentally and geopolitically. Making her first State of the Union Address at the European Parliament...