Climate Chance participates in a public hearing of EESC about the strategy for a carbon-neutral Europe by 2050

During this public hearing on 28th of February, Climate Chance presented a set of analyses and priority actions contained in the Report of the Global Observatory on non-State climate action, in order to reinforce the long-term strategy for a climate neutral Europe by 2050.

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On 28th of November 2018, the European Commission published its long-term strategy presenting its vision for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 through a socially-fair transition in a cost-efficient manner. By drawing attention to a long-term perspective and highlighting the multi-sectoral, complex and fundamental transformation of Europe’s societies required to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

The Strategy opens a thorough debate involving European decision-makers and citizens at large as to how Europe should prepare itself towards a 2050 horizon and the subsequent submission of the European strategy to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change by 2020.

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) – as a representative organ of organised European civil society – is preparing its’ contribution to this debate taking form of an opinion that must be submitted for adoption in June 2019.

The Climate Chance Observatory Report illustrates local actions

Amaury Parelle, Coordinator of the  Global Observatory on non-State climate action, takes part of this public hearing and will present a set of analysis and priority actions about the role of civil society, contained in the Report of the Global Observatory on non-State climate action, in order to reinforce the long-term strategy for a climate neutral Europe by 2050.

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