More needs to be done by legislators and industry to reach Europe’s ambition of safe and sustainable chemicals, laid out in the chemicals strategy in October, according to the head of the European Chemical Agency (ECHA).
The transition towards a net zero greenhouse gas economy puts the power sector in the spotlight. The clean energy transition should result in an energy system where primary energy supply would largely come from carbon free sources.
The European Union has committed to reach climate neutrality by 2050 and meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement. Achieving this ambitious but necessary objective means redefining its energy system.