Speaking before an audience of EU officials in Brussels, Christiana Figueres addressed the environmental footprint of products consumed by Europeans but produced elsewhere.
With President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a new group of leaders is leading the world forward on climate action.
The EU is missing a critical element in its climate plan: tackling emissions it generates outside its borders.
Since 1990, the EU has massively increased its imports of carbon-intensive products.
The EU’s overseas territories may seem small, but they are ecological giants.