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The Seven Elements of the EU Green Deal You Should Care About

Coal And Wind Energy Sites as PGE SA Invests in Zero-Emissions
Photographer: Piotr Malecki/Bloomberg

The European Union has unveiled its blueprint for how the continent intends to meet stricter 2030 climate targets on the way to eliminating emissions by mid-century.

From the scores of new rules for cutting carbon across the economy, we summarize below the key elements of the so-called Fit for 55 package -- the EU’s program to slash pollution by at least 55% from 1990 levels.