Member states urge ‘flexibility’ in climate law talks as clock ticks

The European Parliament must give ground on the most contentious issues in European Climate Law talks, such as the new emissions cut target for 2030, environment ministers said on Thursday.

by Simon Pickstone
Portuguese environment minister Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes during Thursday's meeting. The Portuguese presidency said it would defend plans to cut emissions by 55% by 2020. Photo: European Union
Portuguese environment minister Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes during Thursday's meeting. The Portuguese presidency said it would defend plans to cut emissions by 55% by 2020. Photo: European Union

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