Environmental Indicator Report 2016

Report prepared by the European Environment Agency, published in December 2016.

Report supporting the monitoring of the 7th Environmental Action Programme. Based on a set of selected indicators and other information, this report assesses whether the EU-28 and their closest neighbours are on track to achieve the three priority thematic goals (natural capital, resource efficiency and low-carbon economy, health and well-being) of the 7th Environmental Action Programme by 2020. The report also highlights the role of eco-innovation and "green" financing in achieving some of the priority goals of resource efficiency and low-carbon economy.