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Roosje Nov 21, 2012 02:24 PM
So now the eu wants to manage our climate too ? The eu hasn't been very successfull in its other endeavours, please don't mess this up as well. The climate does pretty well on it's own, and CO2 doesn't have a lot to do with it. The 'Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerabilities in Europe 2012' report doesn't really add to the little credibilty the eu has left....
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EEA Nov 27, 2012 11:23 AM
To prevent the most severe impacts of climate change, the international community has agreed that global warming should be kept below 2ºC compared to the temperature in pre-industrial times. The EU has set itself targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions progressively up to 2050. For 2020, the EU has committed to cutting its emissions to 20% below 1990 levels. You can find more information about the EU's efforts to combat climate change here: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/news/index_en.htm