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german chancellor angela merkel and french president emmanuel macron at a meeting of the eu council

Majority of EU states, including Germany, now support 2050 net zero climate goal

Germany’s blessing means that Berlin joins the economic powerhouses of France, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom in pushing for the EU’s economy to reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2050.

greenpeace said the eu’s farming policy had not tackled meat and dairy farming’s effect on the climate

European commission accused of ‘deliberately harming climate action’

Environmentalists have warned that sections of the European commission may be “deliberately harming climate action” after a report into the climate impact of the common agricultural policy (CAP) was quietly published the day after the EU elections.

models of cows at a farmers’ protest against low milk prices, outside the european council headquarters in brussels

EU ignoring climate crisis with livestock farm subsidies, campaigners warn

The EU is disregarding the climate emergency by continuing to give out billions of euros in subsidies to climate-intensive livestock farms at the same time as promising to cut emissions, say campaigners.

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