Latvia and other EU states call for speedy 2030 climate plan ahead of U.N. climate summit: letter

  • 2020-03-03
COPENHAGEN - Twelve EU states, including Latvia, are calling for the European Commission to speed the process of setting a new 2030 climate target to serve as an ambitious example at the next global climate summit, according to a letter to the Commission seen by Reuters. The European Commission wants to toughen the EU’s 2030 climate target this year, to mandate a 50 percent or 55 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels, rather than the current minimum of 40 percent.  But according to a letter signed by a dozen EU states the c...
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