MEPs back 55% EU emissions goal for 2030 in contested knife-edge vote

Published 17:03 on September 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 07:56 on September 9, 2020  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The European Parliament’s industry committee (ITRE) on Tuesday narrowly backed the raising of the bloc’s 2030 emissions goal to 55%, though opposing MEPs contested the outcome, which could give an early indication of the level of climate ambition sought by the wider assembly.

(Updates with Parliament confirmation)

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