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International Update Volume 50, Issue 30

EU AGREES TO IMPROVE CLIMATE EMISSIONS GOAL BUT DELAYS SPECIFIC TARGET

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On October 15, European Union (EU) leaders agreed that they should move to increase their climate emissions reduction goal but have yet to commit to a specific target. Currently, the EU has pledged to achieve full carbon neutrality by 2050, with an interim goal of cutting emissions by 40% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2030.