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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.

World 12 Jun 2019 | 5:32 AM

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.

World 12 Jun 2019 | 12:07 AM

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions.

World 04 Jun 2019 | 6:16 PM

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050.

TECH 27 May 2019 | 3:30 AM

Amazon employees are pressuring the company to become a leader on climate

Amazon is preparing to do something it's never done before: disclose its company-wide greenhouse gas emissions.