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World 26 Jun 2019 | 6:21 PM

France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

PARIS (Reuters) - France said it will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, as President Emmanuel Macron hardened his position on climate change ahead of the G20 meeting.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 4:44 AM

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council

PARIS (Reuters) - France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back on track, the country's new climate council said.

World 21 Jun 2019 | 9:09 AM

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon-neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after fierce resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

World 21 Jun 2019 | 4:27 AM

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050: PM

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.

World 20 Jun 2019 | 6:12 AM

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years.

World 20 Jun 2019 | 5:35 AM

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs.

World 19 Jun 2019 | 9:28 PM

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050 - official

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday.

World 19 Jun 2019 | 5:11 PM

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming - scientists

LONDON (Reuters) - Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows.

World 17 Jun 2019 | 11:24 PM

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week.

Metro News 14 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Electronics company commits to carbon neutrality

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its aggressive “Zero Carbon 2030” initiative, committing to achieving net-zero carbon emissions from its global operations within 12 years.