Dutch PM calls for more ambitious 2030 EU climate target

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Mark Rutte | Credit: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency
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Mark Rutte | Credit: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency

Mark Rutte said Europe had a responsibility to align its targets with the Paris climate deal, joining the Swedes and French in pushing for sharper cuts

The Dutch prime minister has urged the EU to "raise the bar" on climate action by adopting a new emissions reduction target for 2030 of 55 per cent below 1990 levels. The high-profile intervention comes...

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