The science is clear: We must limit the global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees and reverse the collapse of our ecosystems, or risk it all.
PILLAR 2 PRESSING IDLE RESOURCES INTO PUBLIC SERVICE
The Green New Deal calls on public institutions to drive the economic and ecological transformation. The burden of our transition should not fall on the shoulders of working families.
PILLAR 3 EMPOWERING CITIZENS & THEIR COMMUNITIES
Europe’s green transition will not be top-down. It must empower citizens and their communities to make the decisions that shape their future.
PILLAR 4 GUARANTEEING DECENT JOBS
The Green New Deal for Europe provides a decent job to all those who seek one.
PILLAR 5 RAISING THE STANDARD OF LIVING
The Green New Deal for Europe lifts all communities towards greater prosperity, security and liberty.
PILLAR 6 ENTRENCHING EQUALITY
The Green New Deal combats financialization and entrenches equality at the heart of Europe.
PILLAR 7 INVESTING IN THE FUTURE
The Green New Deal is more than an environmental adjustment programme. It is an investment in the future of our societies, and an opportunity to reimagine it.
PILLAR 8 ENDING THE DOGMA OF ENDLESS GROWTH
We must abandon GDP growth as the primary measure of progress. Instead, we need to focus on what matters: health, happiness and the environment.
PILLAR 9 SUPPORTING CLIMATE JUSTICE AROUND THE WORLD
The environmental crisis is global in scope, and the Green New Deal must be, too. Europe must support others in combating environmental destruction and the supply chains that power Europe’s green transition must be grounded in principles of justice.
PILLAR 10 COMMITTING TO ACTION TODAY
The Green New Deal is not a framework, a treaty or an agreement. It is a set of concrete actions that move us quickly towards our climate goals.
This report was updated following the conclusion of our public consultation. Your feedback was invaluable in helping us shape our message. Together, we can build a fairer, more sustainable Europe.