Today’s environment Council showed a new split between the western and the eastern, formerly Communist, EU member states, as well as between the same western member states and the Commission.
Surprisingly, a majority of environment ministers meeting in Brussels today have joined calls for the EU to increase its 2030 carbon target. On Wednesday, the European Commission failed to recommend a review of the EU’s target to match commitments under the Paris climate deal of 2015.
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