VLM122; European Commissioner for European Green Deal Frans Timmermans speaks during a media conference after the weekly College of Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who has put climate change at the top of her priorities and pledged to make Europe the first climate neutral continent by 2050, presented her plans on Wednesday. (AP Photo) AP / LEHTIKUVA / VIRGINIA MAYO