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13th Aug 2020

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EU leaders to push for 2050 climate target

EU heads of state and government at their summit in Brussels on Thursday will debate adopting a 2050 'net zero' emissions target. Most, but not all, EU states back the proposal but campaigners like Greenpeace said urgent action is needed. "Leaders must also show that they are prepared to take urgent action ahead of a crucial UN climate summit in September," said Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser Sebastian Mang.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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