Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg called on European Parliament to vote on the best emission target.
The European Parliament is set to vote on its emission target this week.
The EU parliament is to vote on a binding target to cut emissions in the EU by at least 40% below 1990 levels by the year 2030. By a reduction of 40%, The EU will be able to move towards a climate-neutral economy. The parliament will also implement its commitment according to the Paris Agreement.
The EU has already adopted integrated monitoring and reporting rules to make sure progress towards the 2030 climate and energy targets. The government will consult with citizens and stakeholders, based on a better regulation.
Greta Thunberg wrote the subject asking the EU parliament to vote on their emission target with a most ambitious target. She also said it is crucial to vote so.
“This week the EU Parliament will vote on their 2030 emission target. Though their targets are insufficient -based on incomplete carbon budgets excluding many key aspects (yes, I’m autistic)- it’s absolutely crucial they vote for the most ambitious target. We’re watching.” she wrote.