Blog: EU climate target haggling gets messy

When environment ministers meet next Tuesday they will discuss the proposed European Climate Law, which sets a 2050 deadline for the EU to bring its net greenhouse gas emissions down to zero. A more pressing deadline, however, is 2030, by which time the union should be emitting 40% less greenhouse gas than in 1990.

by Robert Hodgson
Poland: 'Does not want to go into discussion' over increased 2030 target (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Poland: 'Does not want to go into discussion' over increased 2030 target (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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