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EU leaders agree on most ambitious 2030 climate change targets

But environmental groups complain that the deal did not go far enough
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 05:50

'Deal! At least 40 per cent emissions cut by 2030. World's most ambitious, cost-effective, fair EU 2030 climate energy policy agreed.' - EU president Herman Van Rompuy tweeted


EUROPEAN Union leaders agreed on Friday what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.

The 28 leaders overcame deep divisions at a summit in Brussels to reach a deal including a

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