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CO₂unting.

So for instance, if your laptop is made in China, your shoes in Indonesia, your jeans in Bangladesh, your jacket in India, your coffee in Kenya, your smartphone in South Korea and your beef in Brazil — then basically none of that will appear as emissions within the EU. And a short train ride from Cologne to Aachen will result in more emissions that will be counted as EU’s responsibility than a flight to Buenos Aires or Bangkok and back again.

Luisa Neubauer, Greta Thunberg, Adélaïde Charlier, Anuna de Wever van der Heyden: The EU is cheating with numbers — and stealing our future