intends to participate in joint EU efforts to reduce emissions across the region by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. The precise commitment it will make under this burden-sharing approach has yet to be decided; In the absence of an agreement, Iceland will submit a new INDC. It is the INDC. Read more about the UN climate agreements and the link between the UN targets and the EU Since our last update in December 2019, the EU271 has taken a big step forward to regain its position as a climate leader in the fight against climate change. Although its measures to combat climate change are not yet compatible with the Paris Agreement, it is characterized by the fact that it makes climate protection the engine of economic recovery compared to other countries. The EU`s main weakness remains the outdated and very inadequate target of reducing emissions by at least 40% by 2030. In September, the Commission recommended that the EU increase its target to at least 55% (INCLUDING LULUCF); But that doesn`t go far enough.
The Paris Agreement, which entered into force on 4 November 2016, obliges the parties to make their best efforts through ”national contributions” (NDCs). . . .