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Facing farm protests, EU eases demands in 2040 climate proposal

Politico

FEBRUARY 6, 2024 1:03 AM CET
BY KARL MATHIESEN AND EDDY WAX

Under intense pressure from farmers, the European Commission has dropped key passages in a proposal for a new 2040 goal for cutting greenhouse gas pollution.

“All sectors” would need to contribute to the effort, the EU executive’s plan says. But a mention of a possible 30 percent cut to agricultural pollution between 2015 and 2040, which was in previous drafts seen by POLITICO, had been removed.

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