EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

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The  Eu ropean Union will seek a ban on tapping new oil, coal and gas deposits in the Arctic to protect a region severely affected by climate change.

This is what a proposal for the bloc’s new Arctic strategy published on Thursday says.

The  Eu ropean Commission proposal reflects the  EU ‘s efforts to boost its role on the global stage, though it has limited influence in the Arctic.

It is not a member of the Arctic Council, the regional coordinating body, though three of its member states – Denmark, Finland and Sweden – are.

“The  EU  is committed to ensuring...


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EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic


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