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E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement meant to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.
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An EU bill bomb but no one thought to tell the prime minister

Confusion reigns over Britains big bill, with some theorising it was deliberately timed to upset Downing Street Continue reading…
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European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

The main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.
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EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

Climate commissioner hails strong signal ahead of global Paris summit but key aspects of deal left vague or voluntary Continue reading…
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UK pledges £80m more aid to tackle Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

Prime minister David Cameron tells Brussels summit EU countries must commit more resources to fighting the virus Continue reading…
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Can an election calm the crisis in Ukraine?

President Petro Poroshenkos bloc is campaigning on a message of peace and unity ahead of Sundays election. But with the country so bitterly divided, parliament is likely to become another battlefield, writes Balázs Jarábik for Eurasia Outlook

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For E.U. Climate Meeting, Deep Divisions and High Stakes

Curbing emissions has long been a popular cause in the European Union. But leaders have to agree on how to generate and distribute energy.
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Unity on Eurozone Growth Eludes Germany and France

Meeting in Berlin, the French and German finance and economy ministers said only that they had agreed to come up with economic proposals by Dec. 1.
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José Manuel Barroso: the unelected bureaucrat telling Britain to shape up

The outgoing head of the European Commission has told the British prime minister hes making a big mistake with his anti-EU stance. How would he know? Continue reading…
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EU leaders will reject Tory attempts to change free movement, says Barroso

Commission president says Conservative plan for cap on EU migrants is an airy fairy proposal that would never be accepted Continue reading…
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