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New York Times: Testing the limits of European ambitions on emissions

The European Union has agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent from 1990 levels by 2030. But climate change experts question whether this will be enough to keep Europe on track. Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, said: “They’re quite vague about it, and it’s not entirely clear that if China and the US and everybody else signs up in 2015, does that mean the EU might sign up to more than 40 per cent? You could read it that way.”

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