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...
This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.
|To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑|