By 2021, you will no longer be able to buy plastic balloon holders, plastic cutlery and plates, and a whole host of other single use plastics in the 28-country bloc. That means 508 million people will not be consuming this throw away petrochemical stuff.
The latest IPCC Report and the Paris Agreement both make it very clear; in order to fight climate change we need to turn off the fossil fuel spigot. Continuing to invest in and support fossil fuels is flirting with disaster. We already have the tools to combat climate change; deepwater drilling is not one of them.