The EP approved the climate law by a large majority. It makes the political commitment of the 2050 Climate Neutrality Pact a binding obligation for the Member States.
Scientific data show that polluted air remains the biggest threat to the health of the Europeans. It causes the deaths of more than 400,000 people a year, with 17% of all lung cancer cases and 12% of heart attacks related to fine dust levels.
The video shows more details from the latest study of the European Environment Agency in 320 European cities by François Wackenhut, Head of Air Unit in DG Environment, and Javi López – Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur on Ambient Air Quality.