EU The Zero Pollution Action Plan-  Targets by 2030

EU The Zero Pollution Action Plan- Targets by 2030

12.05.2021: - Air: reduce by more than 55 % premature deaths caused by air pollution; - Water: reduce waste, plastic litter at sea by 50 % and microplastics released into the environment by 30 %;


- Air: reduce by more than 55 % premature deaths caused by air pollution;



- Water: reduce waste, plastic litter at sea by 50 % and microplastics released into the environment by 30 %;

- Soil: reduce nutrient losses and chemical pesticides’ use by 50 %;



- Biodiversity: reduce by 25 % the EU ecosystems where air pollution threatens biodiversity;



- Noise: reduce by 30 % the share of people chronically disturbed by transport noise;



- Waste: reduce significantly total waste generation and by 50 % residual municipal waste.


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Why do we need a Zero Pollution Action Plan?




» In the EU, every year, pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths.

» Pollution can cause cancer, coronary heart disease, obstructive pulmonary disease, mental and neurological conditions, diabetes and more.

» The most vulnerable groups are hit the hardest, creating further inequalities.

» Pollution is 1 of the 5 main drivers of biodiversity loss

» Pollution is threatening the survival of more than 1 million of the planet’s estimated 8 million plant and animal species.





-EU  Brussels 12.5.2021

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