A proposal for carbon footprint development for products and materials

Executive summary Materials, manufactured products and construction contributed 32% of the EU’s total carbon footprint of 6.7 tonnes CO2 per person in 2019, and the share of imported materials and intermediate and final products was 15% – 1.0 tonnes/person (1). The...

The EU needs a holistic strategy for land use and the bioeconomy

To achieve climate neutrality by 2050, the EU must reduce emissions by about 90% compared with 1990. In this regard, the solar economy, electrification and hydrogen-based solutions and the circular economy will have key roles. Land use and bioeconomy will be important...