[Ticker] EU climate goals ‘intact’ despite coal use

EU Reporter

The EU’s climate change targets remain fully in place despite renewed use of coal due to Russia’s “rogue” gas cut-offs, a senior EU official has said. “The EU’s 2030 and 2050 [emissions reductions] targets remain fully intact … while we may temporarily increase our use of coal, the long term direction is clear,” Elina Bardram, the commission’s climate finance director told a forum in Brussels Wednesday, Reuters reports.

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