'Man on the moon moment': Europe unveils plan to be first climate-neutral continent by 2050

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“Our goal is to reconcile our economy with the planet," Von der Leyen said today | Credit: CC European Union 2019 – Source EP
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“Our goal is to reconcile our economy with the planet," Von der Leyen said today | Credit: CC European Union 2019 – Source EP

Long-awaited 'European Green Deal' aims to ramp up Paris Agreement targets and take radical action to decarbonise economy - but will member states back the plan?

"This is Europe's man on the moon moment," new Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen told reporters in Brussels today as she unveiled the first flagship policy from her new Commission - a plan for...

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