EU commits to reducing emission by 55% by 2030 – five years on from the Paris Climate Agreement

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “EU commits to reducing emission by 55% by 2030 – five years on from the Paris Climate Agreement” – below is their description.

    Tomorrow will mark the fifth anniversary of the historic Paris Agreement when the world pledged to keep the global average temperature rise to below two degrees celsius.  

    The prime minister will also host a UN meeting tomorrow urging countries to present revised, ambitious emissions reduction targets. The EU, the world’s third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, has just committed to reduce its emissions by 55 per cent by 2030.

    As the UK prepares to host COP26, the climate summit in Glasgow in a year’s time, we took a look at the challenges ahead.

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