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# fit for 55

Last month
April 2023
# fit for 55
EU approves €86 billion plan to help people impacted by climate transition
The EU Parliament passed a series of votes on climate legislation today that have been long in the works.
This year
# Green Energy
EU states aim to double continent's renewable energy usage by 2030
The European Union Parliament and EU states reached a deal this morning to almost double the usage of renewable energy by 2030
Last year
# Emissions
Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package
MEPs were divided on whether a specific reform went far enough to be valuable.
EU Parliament rejects emissions trading reform over 'watering-down' by right-wing parties
MEPs also voted to back a European Commission proposal for a total ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2035.
All time
# fit for 55
Ireland will face its own challenges as part of the EU's mammoth 'carbon neutral by 2050' plan
The ‘Fit for 55′ plan first aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.