Eija-Riitta is a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) (1999-2014) and a specialist in communication and consultancy in European Union affairs. She is currently a Delegate of the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels.
A viable, least-cost pathway to a low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions future must lie within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement. The rulebook for the Agreement was in many ways rewritten at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. The flexible nature of the Agreement allows the international community to shift course as necessary.29th August 2019