GREENS CALL FOR EU CLIMATE LEADERSHIP ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

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Green MEP Jean Lambert has called on the EU to show global ‘climate leadership’ in a message to mark World Environment Day.

She said the EU must adopt tough targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy conservation and boosting renewable electricity generation – and, crucially, seize the mantle of global leadership at crucial climate talks in Paris next year.

That may require making bigger sacrifices than we expect of other nations and blocs,” she said. message for World Environment Day was:

Today is World Environment Day, the annual occasion for us to take stock of recent progress made protecting our fragile environment – and to focus our attention on the action we’ll be taking in future. Continue reading

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