Timmermans (l): 'We could have also said: 100 percent! And then it was even more ambitious! But what would that have meant in the real world?' (Photo: European Commission)


Circular economy: ambition in eye of beholder

Something which is ambitious is something “not easily done or achieved : requiring or showing ambition”, according to the online edition of Merriam-Webster's dictionary.

'ambitious'\nadjective am·bi·tious \\am-ˈbi-shəs\\

“If a plan or idea is ambitious, it needs a great amount of skill and effort to be successful or be achieved”, notes the Cambridge dictionary.

On Wednesday (2 December), the European Commission vehemently defended its new Circular Economy strategy as ...

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