Poland: Raising EU climate targets ‘unrealistic’

Poland: Raising EU climate targets ‘unrealistic’


There is no chance of the European Union raising its carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission reduction targets in the run up to a global climate change summit at the end of the year, Poland's EU Affairs Minister Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, whose country currently holds the bloc's rotating presidency, was quoted as saying by the press on 22 September. 

In 2008, the EU pledged to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020, as compared to 1990 levels. But while other major economies have failed to mat...


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