EU agrees landmark climate change deal

European Union leaders agreed Friday a landmark climate change deal, including a headline commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, EU head Herman Van Rompuy said.


“Deal! At least 40% emissions cut by 2030. World’s most ambitious, cost-effective, fair climate energy policy agreed,” Van Rompuy said, adding that the European leaders  also adopted 27 percent targets for renewable energy supply and efficiency gains.


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