Dutch PM Rutte urges EU to cut CO2 emissions by more

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Europe needs to reduce its carbon emissions by more than currently planned to limit global warming as agreed under the Paris climate agreement, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told the European Parliament on Wednesday.

The European Union aims to reduce carbon emissions, which scientists hold responsible for global warming, by at least 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2030.

“But it is not enough,” Rutte told a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

“I am proposing a 55 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Not only to meet our...


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