Environmental sustainability and green development

To ensure that everyone can live a decent life within the limits of our planet, economic growth should be decoupled from the use of raw materials and energy, ensuring net zero emissions of greenhouse gases. The success of the transition to a low-carbon circular economy can be measured in terms of emissions, energy and material productivity. Slovenia lags behind the EU average in all three areas. Of particular importance is the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources, including through sustainable agriculture and forestry. In order to achieve the ambitious targets set, it will be crucial to use all available financial resources effectively and to achieve a system change towards clean and efficient solutions through new knowledge, innovation and sustainable investments.