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ryanair’s chief executive, michael o’leary, previously dismissed climate change concerns as ‘complete and utter rubbish’

‘Ryanair is the new coal’: airline enters EU’s top 10 emitters list

The Irish airline, which transports 130 million people a year, declared 9.9 megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2018, up 6.9% on last year and 49% over the last five years, according to data in the EU’s latest emissions trading system registry.

a meeting of the council of eu heads of state in 2017

EU leaders’ draft statement dismays climate campaigners

At a council meeting expected to be dominated by the UK’s attempts to leave the EU, leaders are expected to ignore recent pressure to raise the bloc’s climate targets

the eu is mulling two trade deals with the us, despite climate concerns

EU committee shelves climate concerns to open US trade talks

Amid US threats to slap import tariffs on European cars, the EU is wavering on its commitment to uphold the Paris Agreement through trade negotiations — The EU is preparing to negotiate two trade agreements with the US, contrary to pledges to only strike deals with countries committed to the Paris Agreement. A committee of …

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