The European Commission has indicated that the EU will not go to the UN Climate Action Summit in New York this month with a concrete goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
In a communication published on Wednesday, the Commission notes that a “large majority” of EU member states have already endorsed the bloc’s long-term climate strategy to slash carbon dioxide emissions to net zero.
However, “further discussions are being carried out in view of reaching a consensus over the next few months”, the Commission says.
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