The 'green economy' has emerged as a priority in policy debates in recent years. But what does the concept mean in practice and how can decision-makers measure progress towards this strategic goal? This report provides some answers, presenting a detailed overview of the key objectives and targets in EU environmental policy and legislation for the 2010-…2050 period. It focuses on selected environmental and resource policy areas, specifically energy; greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and ozone-depleting substances; air quality and air pollution; transport sector emissions of GHGs and air pollutants; waste; water; sustainable consumption and production; chemicals; and biodiversity and land use.
pesticides , metallic mercury , volatile organic compounds ,
cyclohexane and ammonium nitrate,