European leaders have failed to commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 during a summit of EU leaders in Brussels on 20 June.

The failure to garner enough support for a full commitment to go "climate neutral, in line with the Paris Agreement” the stated target date had to relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement.

Eastern European countries, led by Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary - all countries that are heavily dependent on coal-fired power plants - opposed the move as the...

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