EU achieves 20-20-20 climate targets, 55 % emissions cut by 2030 reachable with more efforts and policies

The European Union (EU) achieved its three main climate and energy targets by 2020, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment, published today. The 2030 target of a 55 % reduction in net greenhouse gas emissions can be reached if additional efforts are made and new policies are adopted and implemented.

Euro area monthly balance of payments: August 2021

Current account recorded €13 billion surplus in August 2021, down from €23 billion in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €328 billion (2.8% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to August 2021, up from €176 billion (1.5%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled €942 […]