EU group urges further emissions cut

The EU's CO2 emissions reduction target should be raised from 40 to 50 percent, say a series of EU member states up to a ministerial meeting Friday.
Photo: Niels Christian Vilmann/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Niels Christian Vilmann/Ritzau Scanpix
BY RITZAU

It's high time to raise the short-term emissions reduction target if Europe is going to achieve carbon neutrality from 2020, and a larger group of EU countries are thus striving for further cuts to the union's greenhouse gas emissions.

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